Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 08, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.87 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 10, 2019. Shareholders who purchased XOM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that XOM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $71.49, the dividend yield is 4.87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of XOM was $71.49, representing a -14.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.75 and a 10.58% increase over the 52 week low of $64.65.
XOM is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Chevron Corporation (CVX) and BP p.l.c. (BP). XOM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.44. Zacks Investment Research reports XOM's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -46.99%, compared to an industry average of -10.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to XOM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XOM as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Energy ETF (IYE)
- Fidelity MSCI Energy Index ETF (FENY)
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Energy Select Sector (XLE)
- Vanguard Energy ETF (VDE)
- iShares MSCI Global Energy Producers Fund (FILL).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FILL with an decrease of -0.59% over the last 100 days. IYE has the highest percent weighting of XOM at 24.47%.
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