Noble Energy Goes Ex-Dividend

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According to Dividend Channel, on 8/4/11, Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.22, payable on 8/22/11. As a percentage of NBL's recent stock price of $99.91, this dividend works out to approximately 0.22%.

Below is a dividend history chart for NBL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.22 declared by Noble Energy, Inc.:

NBL Dividend History


Date

Div*


05/05/11

0.180


02/03/11

0.180


11/04/10

0.180


08/05/10

0.180


05/06/10

0.180


02/04/10

0.180


11/05/09

0.180


08/06/09

0.180


05/07/09

0.180


02/05/09

0.180


10/30/08

0.180


07/31/08

0.180


05/01/08

0.180


01/31/08

0.120


11/01/07

0.120


08/02/07

0.120


05/03/07

0.120


02/01/07

0.075


11/02/06

0.075


08/03/06

0.075


05/04/06

0.075


02/02/06

0.050


11/03/05

0.050


08/04/05

0.050


05/05/05

0.025


02/03/05

0.025


11/05/04

0.025


08/06/04

0.025


05/06/04

0.025


02/06/04

0.025


11/06/03

0.025


07/31/03

0.020


05/08/03

0.020


02/06/03

0.020


11/06/02

0.020


08/01/02

0.020


05/02/02

0.020


02/07/02

0.020


11/01/01

0.020


08/02/01

0.020


05/03/01

0.020


02/09/01

0.020


11/02/00

0.020


08/03/00

0.020


05/04/00

0.020


02/11/00

0.020


11/04/99

0.020


08/05/99

0.020


05/06/99

0.020


02/11/99

0.020


11/05/98

0.020


08/06/98

0.020


05/07/98

0.020


02/12/98

0.020


11/06/97

0.020


07/31/97

0.020


05/01/97

0.020


02/06/97

0.020


10/31/96

0.020


08/01/96

0.020


05/02/96

0.020


02/08/96

0.020


11/03/95

0.020


08/07/95

0.020


* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.




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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NBL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.88% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

NBL operates in the Oil & Gas Exploration & Production sector, among companies like PetroChina Co Ltd (PTR) which is up about 0.6% today, and EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) trading up by about 0.6%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of NBL, versus PTR and EOG.

NBL,PTR,EOG Relative Performance Chart
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NBL,PTR,EOG Relative Performance Chart

In Tuesday trading, Noble Energy, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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