Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (CHKR) Plans Dividend Increase – $0.08 Per Share

Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (NYSE:CHKR) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 7th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 20th will be given a dividend of 0.0787 per share by the oil and gas producer on Friday, March 2nd. This represents a $0.31 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 17.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 16th. This is an increase from Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.07.

Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust has decreased its dividend by an average of 46.9% annually over the last three years.

Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (NYSE:CHKR) remained flat at $$1.85 on Wednesday. The stock had a trading volume of 188,837 shares, compared to its average volume of 98,674. Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust has a 12-month low of $1.75 and a 12-month high of $3.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $86.53, a PE ratio of 6.61 and a beta of 0.39.

Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (NYSE:CHKR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust had a return on equity of 43.81% and a net margin of 84.71%. The firm had revenue of $3.94 million during the quarter.

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Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust Company Profile

Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (the Trust) is a trust formed to own royalty interests for the benefit of Trust unit holders. The royalty interests held by the Trust (Royalty Interests) are derived from Chesapeake Energy Corporation’s (Chesapeake) interests in specified oil and natural gas properties located in the Colony Granite Wash play in Washita County.

Dividend History for Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (NYSE:CHKR)

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