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Hess Corporation (HES) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

Hess Corporation ( HES ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HES stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 28th quarter that HES has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of HES was $69.47, representing a -1.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.77 and a 75.12% increase over the 52 week low of $39.67.

HES is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). HES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.79. Zacks Investment Research reports HES's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.19%, compared to an industry average of 2.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HES Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to HES through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have HES as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE )
  • First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund ( FXN )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXI with an increase of 18.94% over the last 100 days. FRAK has the highest percent weighting of HES at 5.73%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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