National Oilwell Varco, Inc. ( NOV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 07, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 22, 2017. Shareholders who purchased NOV prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that NOV has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.17, the dividend yield is .6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NOV was $33.17, representing a -23.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.63 and a 10.94% increase over the 52 week low of $29.90.
NOV is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Baker Hughes, a GE company ( BHGE ) and Parker-Hannifin Corporation ( PH ). NOV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$2.49. Zacks Investment Research reports NOV's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 51.19%, compared to an industry average of 22.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NOV through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NOV as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF ( IEZ )
- PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
- SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF ( XES )
- VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF ( OIH ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XES with an increase of 1.58% over the last 100 days. IEZ has the highest percent weighting of NOV at 5.65%.