Golar LNG Limited ( GLNG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GLNG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that GLNG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $46.94, the dividend yield is 3.83%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GLNG was $46.94, representing a -1.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.50 and a 53.85% increase over the 52 week low of $30.51.
GLNG is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ) and Carnival Corporation ( CUK ). GLNG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.79. Zacks Investment Research reports GLNG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -97.6%, compared to an industry average of 18.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to GLNG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GLNG as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund ( FXN ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXN with an increase of 11.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GLNG at 3.22%.
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