Consolidated Edison Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 11, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.615 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ED stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 1.65% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of ED was $56.83,
representing a -13.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.35 and
a 5.97% increase over the 52 week low of $53.63.
ED is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Duke Energy Corporation (
) and Exelon Corporation (
). ED's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.86. Zacks Investment Research reports ED's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.02%, compared to an
industry average of 5.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to ED through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ED as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (
- SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SDY with an increase of
7.16% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting
of ED at 3.75%.