NextEra Energy, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.66 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NEE stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of NEE was $72.75,
representing a -0.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.41 and a
23.1% increase over the 52 week low of $59.10.
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 $4.56. Zacks Investment Research reports NEE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.82%, compared to an
industry average of 1.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to NEE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NEE as a top-10 holding:
- Ml Utilities Hldr1240 (UTHYL)
- iShares S&P Global Nuclear Index Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IDU with an increase of
3.38% over the last 100 days. UTHYL has the highest percent
weighting of NEE at 8.2%.