YPF Sociedad Anonima ( YPF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.149047 per share Shareholders who purchased YPF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -8.02% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $16.4, the dividend yield is 3.64%.
The previous trading day's last sale of YPF was $16.4, representing a -8.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.89 and a 78.07% increase over the 52 week low of $9.21.
YPF is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). YPF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.88. Zacks Investment Research reports YPF's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -5.94%, compared to an industry average of .9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the YPF Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to YPF through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have YPF as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF ( FRN ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FRN with an decrease of -17.63% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of YPF at 4.78%.