Consolidated Edison Inc (ED) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 10, 2014

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Consolidated Edison Inc ( ED ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.63 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ED stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.44% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of ED was $53.8, representing a -15.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.03 and a 1.8% increase over the 52 week low of $52.85.

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 $3.51. Zacks Investment Research reports ED's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .36%, compared to an industry average of -2.6%.

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:

  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
  • SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY )
  • iShares MSCI USA Size Factor ( SIZE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SIZE with an increase of 5.21% over the last 100 days. VPU has the highest percent weighting of ED at 2.79%.



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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Referenced Stocks: ED , DUK , EXC , VPU , SDY , SIZE

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