El Paso Pipeline Partners LP (EPB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 29, 2013


El Paso Pipeline Partners LP ( EPB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.61 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EPB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.17% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of EPB was $40.89, representing a -2.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.81 and a 33.45% increase over the 52 week low of $30.64.

EPB is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). EPB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.15. Zacks Investment Research reports EPB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.81%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.

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

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

  • Alerian MLP ETF ( AMLP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is AMLP with an increase of 3.74% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EPB at 4.23%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: AMLP , EPB , EPD , NGG

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