ONEOK Partners, L.P. ( OKS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.745 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased OKS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.05% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $56.33, the dividend yield is 5.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OKS was $56.33, representing a -2.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.84 and a 24.07% increase over the 52 week low of $45.40.
OKS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). OKS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.35. Zacks Investment Research reports OKS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 19.61%, compared to an industry average of -.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to OKS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have OKS as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is AMJ with an increase of 5.75% over the last 100 days. AMLP has the highest percent weighting of OKS at 4.6%.
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