Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 27, 2012

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Great Plains Energy Inc ( GXP ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2175 per share scheduled for December 20, 2012. 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $19.91, the dividend yield is 4.37%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GXP was $19.91, representing a -12.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.85 and a 2.37% 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 4.53%, compared to an industry average of -1%.

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

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Referenced Symbols: D , GXP , SO

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