Cimarex Energy Co ( XEC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased XEC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that XEC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of XEC was $129.64, representing a -11.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $146.96 and a 72.83% increase over the 52 week low of $75.01.
XEC is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Total S.A. ( TOT ). XEC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$11.83. Zacks Investment Research reports XEC's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 211.83%, compared to an industry average of 16.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to XEC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XEC as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE )
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYE with an increase of 9.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of XEC at 2.74%.
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