Great Plains Energy Inc (
) 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 (
) 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 4.53%, compared to an
industry average of -1%.
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