Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust ( CHKR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 17, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.2195 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 29, 2016. Shareholders who purchased CHKR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -32.09% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHKR was $2.82, representing a -69.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.34 and a 80.77% increase over the 52 week low of $1.56.
CHKR is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.B) and PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ). CHKR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.71. Zacks Investment Research reports CHKR's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -48.75%, compared to an industry average of -40.9%.