DTE Energy Company (
) 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 (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). 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
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 (
- iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Telecommunication Services Sector
- iShares S&P Global Telecommunications Index Fund (
- Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (
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%.