Consolidated Edison Inc (ED) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 08, 2013

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Consolidated Edison Inc ( ED ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.615 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ED stock 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 $58.82, the dividend yield is 4.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ED was $58.82, representing a -8.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.03 and a 9.68% 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 ( 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 .54%, compared to an industry average of .2%.

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:

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is SDY with an increase of 7.13% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting of ED at 3.51%.



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: DUK , ED , EXC , SDY , SIZE , VPU , XLU

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