Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A. (EOC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 01, 2013


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Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A. ( EOC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.7102 per share Shareholders who purchased EOC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 270.09% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $52.1, the dividend yield is 5.45%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EOC was $52.1, representing a -6.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.96 and a 17% increase over the 52 week low of $44.53.

EOC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). EOC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.8. Zacks Investment Research reports EOC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 32.03%, compared to an industry average of 6.6%.

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

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

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is ICLN with an increase of 27.92% over the last 100 days. FRN has the highest percent weighting of EOC at 6.87%.

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 , EMIF , EOC , FRN , ICLN , SO , UGEM

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