Noble Corporation ( NE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 10, 2015. Shareholders who purchased NE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that NE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $12.57, the dividend yield is 11.93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NE was $12.57, representing a -61.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.59 and a 5.63% increase over the 52 week low of $11.90.
NE is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). NE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.32. Zacks Investment Research reports NE's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 1.41%, compared to an industry average of -17.8%.