CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 15, 2017

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CenterPoint Energy, Inc. ( CNP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 15, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.268 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 08, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CNP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CNP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $29.63, the dividend yield is 3.62%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CNP was $29.63, representing a -2.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.45 and a 32.78% increase over the 52 week low of $22.32.

CNP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Energy, Inc. ( D ). CNP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.37. Zacks Investment Research reports CNP's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 12.93%, compared to an industry average of 3%.

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

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

  • Hartford Multifactor Low Volatility US Equity ETF ( LVUS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is LVUS with an increase of 1.2% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CNP at 0.06%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: CNP , NEE , D , LVUS

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