NextEra Energy, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.6 per share scheduled for December 17, 2012.
Shareholders who purchased NEE stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that NEE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $67.2, the dividend yield is 3.57%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NEE was $67.2,
representing a -6.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.22 and
a 28.44% increase over the 52 week low of $52.32.
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 $5.13. Zacks Investment Research reports NEE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 2.81%, compared to an
industry average of -1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to NEE through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have NEE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Global Nuclear Index Fund (
- Utilities HOLDRS Trust (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- iShares S&P Global Utilities Sector Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is JXI with an decrease of
-3.9% over the last 100 days. NUCL has the highest percent
weighting of NEE at 8.96%.