Nabors Industries Ltd. ( NBR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NBR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $12.95, the dividend yield is 1.85%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NBR was $12.95, representing a -57.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.24 and a 4.27% increase over the 52 week low of $12.42.
NBR is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). NBR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.22. Zacks Investment Research reports NBR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 36.53%, compared to an industry average of 3.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NBR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NBR as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of 1.25% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NBR at 2.01%.
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