Cleco Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 03, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3625 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased CNL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
7.41% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $48.26, the dividend yield is 3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CNL was $48.26,
representing a -2.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.52 and
a 25.48% increase over the 52 week low of $38.46.
CNL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Southern Company (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). CNL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.65. Zacks Investment Research reports CNL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.68%, compared to an
industry average of 6.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to CNL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CNL as a top-10 holding:
- N/A (SLVY)
- SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility (
- iShares Morningstar Small Core Index Fund (
- iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund (
- Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Vanguard Russell 2000 Value ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWN with an increase of
11.43% over the last 100 days. SLVY has the highest percent
weighting of CNL at 2.25%.