Halliburton Company ( HAL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 02, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 25, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HAL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HAL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $64, the dividend yield is .94%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HAL was $64, representing a -1.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.11 and a 59.52% increase over the 52 week low of $40.12.
HAL is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Schlumberger N.V. ( SLB ) and Oceaneering International, Inc. ( OII ). HAL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.18. Zacks Investment Research reports HAL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 26.55%, compared to an industry average of 16%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HAL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HAL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
- First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund ( FMK )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
- Merrill Lynch Market Oil Service HOLDRS ( OIH )
- iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF ( IEZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is OIH with an increase of 12.21% over the last 100 days. PXJ has the highest percent weighting of HAL at 5.01%.