Energen Corporation ( EGN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.145 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EGN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.57% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of EGN was $48.1, representing a -17.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.24 and a 19.86% increase over the 52 week low of $40.13.
EGN is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). EGN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.51. Zacks Investment Research reports EGN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.1%, compared to an industry average of 5.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the EGN Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to EGN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EGN as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXU with an increase of 0.32% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EGN at 3.36%.