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Why Diamondback Energy Shares Are Rising

Published 03/05/2022, 16:57
Updated 03/05/2022, 17:44
© Reuters.  Why Diamondback Energy Shares Are Rising

Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ: FANG) shares are trading higher by 5.62% at $134.66 after the company reported better-than-expected first-quarter EPS results and raised its quarterly dividend.

Diamondback Energy reported quarterly earnings of $5.20 per share which beat the analyst consensus estimate of $4.51. This EPS figure represents a marked increase over earnings of $2.30 per share from the same period last year. Revenue was up $1.22 billion from the same period last year.

Diamondback Energy also declared a first-quarter dividend of $0.70/share, up from $0.60/share.

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Diamondback Energy is an independent oil and gas producer in the United States. The company operates exclusively in the Permian Basin.

According to data from Benzinga Pro, Diamondback Energy has a 52-week high of $147.99 and a 52-week low of $65.93.

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