El Paso Electric Company (EE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 12, 2013

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El Paso Electric Company ( EE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that EE has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of EE was $33.98, representing a -2.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.01 and a 16.49% increase over the 52 week low of $29.17.

EE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). EE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.26. Zacks Investment Research reports EE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.68%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an decrease of -0.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EE at 4.53%.



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: D , EE , PSCU , SO

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