National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 12, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 27, 2019. Shareholders who purchased NOV prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that NOV has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $23.74, the dividend yield is .84%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NOV was $23.74, representing a -49.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.64 and a 31.52% increase over the 52 week low of $18.05.
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 -$14.28. Zacks Investment Research reports NOV's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 133.75%, compared to an industry average of %.
Interested in gaining exposure to NOV through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NOV as a top-10 holding:
- VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH)
- Invesco Dynamic Oil & Gas Services ETF (PXJ)
- iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF (IEZ)
- SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF (XES)
- Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF (RYE).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYE with an decrease of -13.69% over the last 100 days. OIH has the highest percent weighting of NOV at 5.78%.