Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 25, 2013

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Great Plains Energy Inc ( GXP ) 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 ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GXP Dividend History page.



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