Edison International (EIX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013


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Edison International ( EIX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3375 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EIX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.85% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of EIX was $50.3, representing a -1.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.24 and a 21.44% increase over the 52 week low of $41.42.

EIX is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). EIX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.56. Zacks Investment Research reports EIX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -9.07%, compared to an industry average of 4.5%.

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

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

  • Ml Utilities Hldr1240 (UTHYL)
  • PowerShares Dynamic Utilities ( PUI )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWS with an increase of 8.16% over the last 100 days. UTHYL has the highest percent weighting of EIX at 5.49%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: D , EIX , IWS , PUI , SO

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