W&T Offshore, Inc. ( WTI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 12, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WTI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WTI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $13.8, the dividend yield is 2.9%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WTI was $13.8, representing a -32.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.43 and a 8.07% increase over the 52 week low of $12.77.
WTI is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). WTI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.31. Zacks Investment Research reports WTI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -20.31%, compared to an industry average of 13.9%.