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Statoil ASA (STO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 17, 2013

Statoil ASA ( STO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.1614 per share Shareholders who purchased STO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.58% increase over the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of STO was $23.48, representing a -14.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.40 and a 6.73% increase over the 52 week low of $22.

STO is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). STO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.22. Zacks Investment Research reports STO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -9.24%, compared to an industry average of 13.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STO Dividend History page.

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

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

  • PowerShares Intl Dividend Achievers ( PID ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PID with an increase of 10.22% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STO at 2.25%.

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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