Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited ( EXXI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 12, 2014. Shareholders who purchased EXXI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that EXXI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $16.45, the dividend yield is 2.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EXXI was $16.45, representing a -51.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.93 and a 7.03% increase over the 52 week low of $15.37.
EXXI is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). EXXI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.61. Zacks Investment Research reports EXXI's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 31.19%, compared to an industry average of -27.2%.