Chevron Corporation ( CVX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CVX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $127.6, the dividend yield is 3.35%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CVX was $127.6, representing a -5.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $135.10 and a 16.77% increase over the 52 week low of $109.27.
CVX is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and BP p.l.c. ( BP ). CVX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $10.48. Zacks Investment Research reports CVX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -1.97%, compared to an industry average of 13.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CVX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CVX as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund ( FDL )
- iShares MSCI Global Energy Producers Fund ( FILL )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund ( IYE )
- Vanguard Energy ETF ( VDE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLE with an increase of 10.51% over the last 100 days. FDL has the highest percent weighting of CVX at 9%.