Woodside Petroleum Limited (ASX:WPL) announced a interim dividend on Tuesday, August 20th, MarketIndexAU reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 20th will be paid a dividend of 0.53 per share by the oil and gas exploration company on Friday, September 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.64%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 26th.

Shares of ASX:WPL opened at A$32.22 ($22.85) on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 3.29, a current ratio of 3.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 37.93. Woodside Petroleum has a fifty-two week low of A$29.33 ($20.80) and a fifty-two week high of A$39.38 ($27.93). The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of A$33.94 and a 200 day simple moving average of A$35.15. The company has a market cap of $30.16 billion and a PE ratio of 24.26.

In related news, insider Peter Coleman sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of A$37.09 ($26.30), for a total transaction of A$1,112,700.00 ($789,148.94).

About Woodside Petroleum

Woodside Petroleum Ltd engages in the exploration, evaluation, development, production, marketing, and sale of hydrocarbons in Oceania, Asia, Canada, Africa, and internationally. The company produces liquefied natural gas, pipeline natural gas, condensate, liquefied petroleum gas, and crude oil. It holds interests in the Greater Browse, Greater Sunrise, Greater Pluto, Greater Exmouth, North West Shelf, Wheatstone, Canada, Senegal, Greater Scarborough, and Myanmar projects.

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