Exxon Mobil Trades Ex-Dividend

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According to Dividend Channel, on 8/10/11, Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.47, payable on 9/9/11. As a percentage of XOM's recent stock price of $72.72, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%.

Below is a dividend history chart for XOM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.47 declared by Exxon Mobil Corp.:

XOM Dividend History
Date Div*
05/11/11 0.470
02/08/11 0.440
11/09/10 0.440
08/11/10 0.440
05/11/10 0.440
02/08/10 0.420
11/09/09 0.420
08/11/09 0.420
05/11/09 0.420
02/06/09 0.400
11/07/08 0.400
08/11/08 0.400
05/09/08 0.400
02/07/08 0.350
11/07/07 0.350
08/09/07 0.350
05/10/07 0.350
02/07/07 0.320
11/09/06 0.320
08/10/06 0.320
05/10/06 0.320
02/08/06 0.320
11/08/05 0.290
08/10/05 0.290
05/11/05 0.290
02/08/05 0.270
11/09/04 0.270
08/11/04 0.270
05/11/04 0.270
02/09/04 0.250
11/07/03 0.250
08/11/03 0.250
05/09/03 0.250
02/06/03 0.230
11/07/02 0.230
08/09/02 0.230
05/09/02 0.230
02/07/02 0.230
11/07/01 0.230
08/09/01 0.230
05/10/01 0.220
02/07/01 0.220
11/09/00 0.220
08/10/00 0.220
05/11/00 0.220
02/09/00 0.220
11/09/99 0.220
08/11/99 0.205
05/10/99 0.205
02/08/99 0.205
11/09/98 0.205
08/11/98 0.205
05/11/98 0.205
02/06/98 0.205
11/07/97 0.205
08/11/97 0.205
05/09/97 0.205
02/06/97 0.198
11/07/96 0.198
08/09/96 0.198
05/09/96 0.198
02/08/96 0.188
11/09/95 0.188
08/10/95 0.188
* 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 XOM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.59% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, XOM makes up 24.39% of the iShares Dow Jones U.S. Energy Sector Index Fund ETF (IYE) which is trading lower by about 4.3% on the day Monday.

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XOM operates in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing sector, among companies like Chevron Corp. (CVX) which is off about 3.5% today, Occidental Petroleum (OXY), down 4.6%, and BP (BP) lower by 3.5%.

In Monday trading, Exxon Mobil Corp. shares are currently down about 2.8% on the day.


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