Penn West Petroleum Ltd ( PWE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.0076 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PWE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -8.43% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $0.48, the dividend yield is 6.4%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PWE was $0.48, representing a -93.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $7.17 and a 5.56% increase over the 52 week low of $.45.
PWE is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). PWE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$3.3. Zacks Investment Research reports PWE's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -1933.33%, compared to an industry average of 5.2%.
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