Consolidated Edison Inc (ED) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 14, 2017

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Consolidated Edison Inc ( ED ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 14, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.69 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased ED prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that ED has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $87.19, the dividend yield is 3.17%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ED was $87.19, representing a -1.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.08 and a 26.8% increase over the 52 week low of $68.76.

ED is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). ED's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4. Zacks Investment Research reports ED's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 3.59%, compared to an industry average of 3.4%.

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

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

  • iShares Trust ( UTLF )
  • John Hancock Multifactor Utilities ETF ( JHMU )
  • PowerShares DWA Utilities Momentum Portfolio ( PUI )
  • PowerShares Russell Midcap Pure Value Portfolio ( PXMV )
  • ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF ( NOBL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JHMU with an increase of 7.15% over the last 100 days. UTLF has the highest percent weighting of ED at 5.82%.

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