Core Laboratories N.V. ( CLB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 21, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 20, 2015. Shareholders who purchased CLB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of CLB was $100.94, representing a -54.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $221 and a 3.92% increase over the 52 week low of $97.13.
CLB is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Schlumberger N.V. ( SLB ) and Halliburton Company ( HAL ). CLB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.69. Zacks Investment Research reports CLB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.76%, compared to an industry average of 1.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CLB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CLB as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF ( XES ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XES with an decrease of -43.69% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CLB at 2.29%.