Cleco Corporation (CNL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 01, 2013

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Cleco Corporation ( CNL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3625 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CNL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CNL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $46.82, the dividend yield is 3.1%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CNL was $46.82, representing a -7.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.42 and a 21.74% increase over the 52 week low of $38.46.

CNL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ) and Southern Company ( SO ). CNL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.57. Zacks Investment Research reports CNL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.2%, compared to an industry average of .1%.

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

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

  • SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ( SMLV )
  • Vanguard Russell 2000 Value ETF ( VTWV )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund ( IWN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VTWV with an increase of 10.34% over the last 100 days. SMLV has the highest percent weighting of CNL at 1.96%.



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.



This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: CNL , D , IWN , SMLV , SO , VTWV

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