EXCO Resources NL ( XCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased XCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of XCO was $7.15, representing a -21.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.08 and a 26.55% increase over the 52 week low of $5.65.
XCO is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). XCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$6.51. Zacks Investment Research reports XCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -4.14%, compared to an industry average of -1.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the XCO Dividend History page.
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