Cimarex Energy Co ( XEC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 10, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased XEC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that XEC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of XEC was $85.41, representing a -35.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $132.18 and a 17.37% increase over the 52 week low of $72.77.
XEC is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.B) and PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ). XEC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$18.66. Zacks Investment Research reports XEC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -110.17%, compared to an industry average of -24.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to XEC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XEC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXE with an decrease of -26.69% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of XEC at 2.79%.
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