Empire District Electric Company (EDE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2014


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Empire District Electric Company ( EDE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.255 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased EDE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that EDE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $25.66, the dividend yield is 3.98%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EDE was $25.66, representing a -1.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $26 and a 23.54% increase over the 52 week low of $20.77.

EDE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). EDE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.65. Zacks Investment Research reports EDE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -.45%, compared to an industry average of .6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the EDE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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Referenced Stocks: EDE , NEE , D

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