Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (KMP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 25, 2013

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Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. ( KMP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 25, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KMP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.78% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $92.18, the dividend yield is 5.64%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KMP was $92.18, representing a -0.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.40 and a 24.32% increase over the 52 week low of $74.15.

KMP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). KMP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.02. Zacks Investment Research reports KMP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.12%, compared to an industry average of .5%.

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

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

  • Alerian MLP ETF ( AMLP )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is AMLP with an increase of 10.24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KMP at 9.62%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: AMLP , EPD , KMP , NGG , PXI

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