Permian Basin Royalty Trust ( PBT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.0552 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PBT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -20.23% decrease from the prior month. At the current stock price of $12.47, the dividend yield is 5.31%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PBT was $12.47, representing a -46.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.25 and a 3.83% increase over the 52 week low of $12.01.
PBT is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). PBT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.27. Zacks Investment Research reports PBT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -14.71%, compared to an industry average of -26.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PBT Dividend History page.