MarkWest Energy Partners, LP ( MWE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.84 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MWE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.2% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $70.21, the dividend yield is 4.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MWE was $70.21, representing a -1.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $71.20 and a 52.53% increase over the 52 week low of $46.03.
MWE is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). MWE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.44. Zacks Investment Research reports MWE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -32.42%, compared to an industry average of .8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MWE Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to MWE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MWE as a top-10 holding:
- Alerian MLP ETF ( AMLP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is AMLP with an increase of 3.6% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MWE at 6.19%.