Companhia Paranaense de Energia (COPEL) (ELP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 26, 2013

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Companhia Paranaense de Energia (COPEL) ( ELP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2536 per share Shareholders who purchased ELP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -36.07% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $17.81, the dividend yield is 5.7%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ELP was $17.81, representing a -29.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.44 and a 42.14% increase over the 52 week low of $12.53.

ELP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). ELP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.89. Zacks Investment Research reports ELP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 64.12%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ELP Dividend History page.

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

  • iShares S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund ( ICLN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ICLN with an increase of 25.23% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ELP at 4.7%.



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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