FirstEnergy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 05, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of FE was $31.25,
representing a -33.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.77 and
a 3.37% increase over the 52 week low of $30.23.
FE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). FE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.25. Zacks Investment Research reports FE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -11%, compared to an industry
average of -2.8%.
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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 (
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DTN with an increase of
1.99% over the last 100 days. RYU has the highest percent weighting
of FE at 2.72%.