NextEra Energy, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.66 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17,
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 same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $77.02, the dividend yield is 3.43%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NEE was $77.02,
representing a -6.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.65 and
a 19.76% increase over the 52 week low of $64.31.
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 $4.09. Zacks Investment Research reports NEE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.78%, compared to an
industry average of 4.1%.
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:
- iShares S&P Global Nuclear Index Fund (
- Ml Utilities Hldr1240 (UTHYL)
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is NUCL with an increase of
14.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of NEE at 9.32%.