Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 08, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.82 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 11, 2019. Shareholders who purchased XOM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that XOM has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of XOM was $75.26, representing a -13.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.36 and a 16.41% increase over the 52 week low of $64.65.
XOM is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Chevron Corporation ( CVX ) and BP p.l.c. ( BP ). XOM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.88. Zacks Investment Research reports XOM's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -19.75%, compared to an industry average of 5.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to XOM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XOM as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Energy ETF ( IYE )
- Fidelity MSCI Energy Index ETF ( FENY )
- RiverFront Dynamic US Flex-Cap ETF ( RFFC )
- iShares MSCI Global Energy Producers Fund ( FILL )
- iShares Global Energy ETF ( IXC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IXC with an decrease of -9.42% over the last 100 days. IYE has the highest percent weighting of XOM at 22.71%.
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