EXCO Resources NL ( XCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased XCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that XCO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $4.6, the dividend yield is 4.35%.
The previous trading day's last sale of XCO was $4.6, representing a -37.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $7.33 and a 6.73% increase over the 52 week low of $4.31.
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 -$1.04. Zacks Investment Research reports XCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -59.17%, compared to an industry average of 9.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to XCO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XCO as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is NFO with an increase of 2.77% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of XCO at 1.1%.