Anadarko Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (APC)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE: APC) is Monday, December 9, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 18 cents per share. At a price of $87.85 as of 9:49 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%.

The average volume for Anadarko has been 2.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Anadarko has a market cap of $44.59 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 18.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas, crude oil, condensate, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Anadarko as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Anadarko Ratings Report.

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