DTE Energy Company (DTE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 17, 2012

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DTE Energy Company ( DTE ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 17, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.62 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DTE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.53% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $61.55, the dividend yield is 4.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DTE was $61.55, representing a -1.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.49 and a 19.97% increase over the 52 week low of $51.31.

DTE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). DTE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.96. Zacks Investment Research reports DTE's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 5.02%, compared to an industry average of -1.1%.

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

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

  • iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund ( EWG )
  • iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Telecommunication Services Sector Inde ( AXTE )
  • iShares S&P Global Telecommunications Index Fund ( IXP )
  • Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA )
  • iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund ( DVY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EWG with an increase of 19.41% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DTE at 4.1%.



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: AXTE , CZA , D , DTE , DVY , EWG , IXP , SO

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