EQT Corporation ( EQT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 12, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased EQT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that EQT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of EQT was $58.78, representing a -36.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.79 and a 24.8% increase over the 52 week low of $47.10.
EQT is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.B) and PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ). EQT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.35. Zacks Investment Research reports EQT's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -181.85%, compared to an industry average of -24.5%.