Marine Petroleum Trust ( MARPS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2933 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased MARPS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -23.58% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $18.2, the dividend yield is 6.45%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MARPS was $18.2, representing a -38.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.49 and a 1.82% increase over the 52 week low of $17.88.
MARPS is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). MARPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.91.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MARPS Dividend History page.