NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012


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NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) 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 ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). 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 dates, visit the NEE Dividend History page.

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 )
  • Utilities HOLDRS Trust ( UTHYL )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • iShares S&P Global Utilities Sector Index Fund ( JXI ).

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%.

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

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