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BTU Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/5/13

By Dividend Channel Staff, Friday, February 1, 10:37 AM ET
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On 2/5/13, Peabody Energy Corp (NYSE:BTU) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.085, payable on 2/28/13. As a percentage of BTU's recent stock price of $25.30, this dividend works out to approximately 0.34%.

Below is a dividend history chart for BTU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.085 declared by Peabody Energy Corp:

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BTU is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.34% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BTU makes up 7.08% of the Global Coal Portfolio ETF (PKOL) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.

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In Friday trading, Peabody Energy Corp shares are currently up about 0.6% on the day.

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