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Reminder - Whiting USA Trust II (WHZ) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon
Tuesday, February 12, 11:46 AM ET, by Market News Video Staff

On 2/14/13, Whiting USA Trust II (WHZ) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of ...

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Why Whiting USA Trust II Is a Top 10 Energy Dividend Stock (WHZ)
Thursday, March 14, 10:11 AM ET, by Market News Video Staff

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In trading on Monday, shares of Whiting USA Trust II (WHZ) entered into oversold territory, ...

Reminder - Whiting USA Trust II (WHZ) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon
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Why Whiting USA Trust II Is a Top 10 Energy Dividend Stock (WHZ)

By Energy Stock Channel Staff, Thursday, March 14, 10:11 AM ET
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Whiting USA Trust II (NYSE:WHZ) has been named as a Top 10 dividend paying energy stock, according to Dividend Channel, which published its weekly ''DividendRank'' report. The report noted that among energy companies, WHZ shares displayed both attractive valuation metrics and strong profitability metrics. For example, the recent WHZ share price of $14.94 represents a price-to-book ratio of 1.5 and an annual dividend yield of 17.42% by comparison, the average energy stock in Dividend Channel's coverage universe yields 4.6% and trades at a price-to-book ratio of 2.4. The report also cited the strong quarterly dividend history at Whiting USA Trust II, and favorable long-term multi-year growth rates in key fundamental data points.

The report stated, ''Dividend investors approaching investing from a value standpoint are generally most interested in researching the strongest most profitable companies, that also happen to be trading at an attractive valuation. That's what we aim to find using our proprietary DividendRank formula, which ranks the coverage universe based upon our various criteria for both profitability and valuation, to generate a list of the top most 'interesting' stocks, meant for investors as a source of ideas that merit further research.''

The annualized dividend paid by Whiting USA Trust II is $2.603276/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 02/14/2013. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for WHZ, which Dividend Channel stressed as being of key importance. Indeed, studying a company's past dividend history can be of good help in judging whether the most recent dividend is likely to continue.


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