General Electric Company (GE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 19, 2014


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General Electric Company ( GE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 25, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that GE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $26.87, the dividend yield is 3.28%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GE was $26.87, representing a -4.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.09 and a 18.06% increase over the 52 week low of $22.76.

GE is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Emerson Electric Company ( EMR ) and Koninklijke Philips N.V. ( PHG ). GE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.32. Zacks Investment Research reports GE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.71%, compared to an industry average of 10.4%.

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

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

  • iShares Global Industrials ETF ( EXI )
  • iShares Trust Morningstar L V I ( JKF )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund ( IYJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKF with an increase of 7.46% over the last 100 days. EXI has the highest percent weighting of GE at 7.47%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: GE , EMR , PHG , EXI , JKF , VIS , XLI , IYJ

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