Entergy Corporation (ETR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 07, 2013

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Entergy Corporation ( ETR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.83 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ETR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that ETR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $71.1, the dividend yield is 4.67%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ETR was $71.1, representing a -4.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.50 and a 16.39% 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 Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). ETR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.51. Zacks Investment Research reports ETR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -21.03%, compared to an industry average of 6.3%.

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:

  • iShares S&P Global Nuclear Index Fund ( NUCL )
  • First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio ( SPHD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHD with an increase of 15.65% over the last 100 days. NUCL has the highest percent weighting of ETR at 4.87%.



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: CZA , D , ETR , FXU , NUCL , RYU , SO , SPHD

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