NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2013


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NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) 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 ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NEE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( NUCL )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
  • First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ( EMLP ).

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%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: D , EMLP , IDU , NEE , NUCL , SO , VPU , XLU

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