American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 06, 2014

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American Electric Power Company, Inc. ( AEP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AEP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.38% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of AEP was $48.5, representing a -6% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.60 and a 15.95% increase over the 52 week low of $41.83.

AEP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). AEP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.04. Zacks Investment Research reports AEP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.23%, compared to an industry average of -2.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AEP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to AEP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AEP as a top-10 holding:

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IDU with an increase of 4.63% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting of AEP at 4.72%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: AEP , D , IDU , NEE , VPU , XLU

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