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Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 31, 2013

Noble Energy Inc. ( NBL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NBL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -44% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $77.13, the dividend yield is .73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NBL was $77.13, representing a -0.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.33 and a 69.14% increase over the 52 week low of $45.60.

NBL is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). NBL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.03. Zacks Investment Research reports NBL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 34.85%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NBL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to NBL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have NBL as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE )
  • Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
  • First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ( FCG )
  • iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF ( IEO )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FCG with an increase of 17.09% over the last 100 days. PXE has the highest percent weighting of NBL at 5.67%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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