FirstEnergy Corporation (FE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 05, 2014

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FirstEnergy Corporation ( FE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -34.55% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $33.88, the dividend yield is 4.25%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FE was $33.88, representing a -27.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.68 and a 12.56% increase over the 52 week low of $30.10.

FE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). FE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.94. Zacks Investment Research reports FE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -13.82%, compared to an industry average of .3%.

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN )
  • SPDR S&P Global Dividend ( WDIV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RYU with an increase of 14.85% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FE at 2.98%.



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: FE , NEE , D , RYU , DTN , WDIV

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