Entergy Corporation (ETR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 06, 2013

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Entergy Corporation ( ETR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.83 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ETR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that ETR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $68.19, the dividend yield is 4.87%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ETR was $68.19, representing a -6.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.03 and a 11.62% increase over the 52 week low of $61.09.

ETR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). ETR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.37. Zacks Investment Research reports ETR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -20.53%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.

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

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

  • First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio ( SPHD )
  • iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund ( DVY )
  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXU with an increase of 10.28% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ETR at 3.7%.



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: DTN , DVY , ETR , FXU , NEE , SO , SPHD

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