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Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 06, 2014

Occidental Petroleum Corporation ( OXY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.72 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased OXY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $100.16, the dividend yield is 2.88%.

The previous trading day's last sale of OXY was $100.16, representing a -0.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $100.53 and a 17.96% increase over the 52 week low of $84.91.

OXY is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). OXY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.39. Zacks Investment Research reports OXY's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.61%, compared to an industry average of 6.8%.

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

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

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

  • Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund ( IYE )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund ( IGE )
  • Vanguard Energy ETF ( VDE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FRAK with an increase of 17.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of OXY at 7.42%.

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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