Exelon Corporation (EXC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 14, 2013

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Exelon Corporation ( EXC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.525 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EXC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that EXC has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of EXC was $31.42, representing a -21.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.95 and a 10.63% increase over the 52 week low of $28.40.

EXC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. ( PCG ). EXC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.4. Zacks Investment Research reports EXC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -12.19%, compared to an industry average of 3.7%.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Uranium & Nuclear Energy ETF ( NLR )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
  • Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
  • Ml Utilities Hldr1240 (UTHYL).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of 11% over the last 100 days. NLR has the highest percent weighting of EXC at 7.46%.



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: DUK , EXC , MOAT , NLR , PCG , VPU , XLU

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