NextEra Energy, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.66 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NEE stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that NEE has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $80.56, the dividend yield is 3.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NEE was $80.56,
representing a -8.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.39 and
a 22.15% increase over the 52 week low of $65.95.
NEE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Southern Company (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). NEE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.08. Zacks Investment Research reports NEE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.4%, compared to an industry
average of 1.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to NEE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NEE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Global Nuclear Index Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
- First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is NUCL with an increase of
4.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of NEE at 8.43%.