CPFL Energia S.A. (CPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 22, 2013

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CPFL Energia S.A. ( CPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4715 per share Shareholders who purchased CPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -28.19% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $21.15, the dividend yield is 8.92%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CPL was $21.15, representing a -25.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.35 and a 9.59% increase over the 52 week low of $19.30.

CPL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). CPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.53. Zacks Investment Research reports CPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -13.74%, compared to an industry average of 5.4%.

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

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

  • Guggenheim International Multi-Asset Income Index ETF ( HGI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is HGI with an increase of 4.47% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CPL at 2.02%.



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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