ONEOK Partners, L.P. ( OKS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 26, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.79 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 14, 2017. Shareholders who purchased OKS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that OKS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of OKS was $44.29, representing a -5.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.01 and a 101.32% increase over the 52 week low of $22.
OKS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and Kinder Morgan, Inc. ( KMI ). OKS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.32. Zacks Investment Research reports OKS's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 39.84%, compared to an industry average of -.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to OKS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have OKS as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ( EMLP )
- Direxion Zacks MLP High Income Index Shares ( ZMLP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EMLP with an increase of 4.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of OKS at 0.99%.
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