Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A. (EOC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 07, 2014


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Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A. ( EOC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.948886 per share. Shareholders who purchased EOC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 330.1% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $43.38, the dividend yield is 8.75%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EOC was $43.38, representing a -17.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.72 and a 15.3% increase over the 52 week low of $37.63.

EOC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). EOC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.67. Zacks Investment Research reports EOC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -5.81%, compared to an industry average of 1.7%.

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

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

  • iShares S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund ( ICLN )
  • Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF ( FRN )
  • EGShares Utilities GEMS Exchange Traded Fund (UGEM).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ICLN with an increase of 5.57% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EOC at 4.8%.

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: EOC , NEE , D , ICLN , FRN

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