Viper Energy Partners LP ( VNOM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.258 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 24, 2017. Shareholders who purchased VNOM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 24.64% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of VNOM was $17.83, representing a -11.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.25 and a 31.78% increase over the 52 week low of $13.53.
VNOM is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Total S.A. ( TOT ). VNOM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.29. Zacks Investment Research reports VNOM's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 33.33%, compared to an industry average of 17.7%.