Great Plains Energy Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 25, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2175 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GXP stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 2.35% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of GXP was $22.23,
representing a -2.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.85 and
a 14.29% increase over the 52 week low of $19.45.
GXP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Southern Company (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). GXP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.3. Zacks Investment Research reports GXP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 4.8%, compared to an industry
average of 3.6%.
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