Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 09, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.79 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased OXY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.28% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $45.09, the dividend yield is 7.01%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OXY was $45.09, representing a -45.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.35 and a 7.81% increase over the 52 week low of $41.83.
OXY is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Total S.A. (TOT) and PetroChina Company Limited (PTR). OXY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.05. Zacks Investment Research reports OXY's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -41.28%, compared to an industry average of 2.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to OXY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have OXY as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (FTRI)
- VanEck Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF (FRAK)
- First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund (FXN)
- Invesco Dynamic Energy Exploration &Production ETF (PXE)
- John Hancock Multifactor Energy ETF (JHME).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FTRI with an decrease of -10.32% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of OXY at 9.58%.
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