FirstEnergy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 03, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased FE stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th
quarter that FE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $46.28, the dividend yield is 4.75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FE was $46.28,
representing a -9.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.14 and a
20.96% increase over the 52 week low of $38.26.
FE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Southern Company (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). FE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.84. Zacks Investment Research reports FE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -10.57%, compared to an
industry average of 6.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to FE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Global Nuclear Index Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VPU with an increase of
16.14% over the last 100 days. NUCL has the highest percent
weighting of FE at 5.05%.