NextEra Energy's Equity Units Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/26/14

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On 2/26/14, NextEra Energy Inc's Equity Units (Symbol: NEE.PRO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.7361, payable on 3/3/14. As a percentage of NEE.PRO's recent share price of $60.20, this dividend works out to approximately 1.22%, so look for shares of NEE.PRO to trade 1.22% lower - all else being equal - when NEE.PRO shares open for trading on 2/26/14. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 4.89%, which compares to an average yield of 5.08% in the "Utilities" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of NEE.PRO shares, versus NEE:

Performance Comparison Chart


Below is a dividend history chart for NEE.PRO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.7361 on NextEra Energy Inc's Equity Units:

NEE.PRO+Dividend+History+Chart

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, NextEra Energy Inc (Symbol: NEE) makes up 8.67% of the iShares Global Nuclear Energy ETF ( NUCL ) which is trading up by about 1.2% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, NextEra Energy Inc's Equity Units (Symbol: NEE.PRO) is currently up about 0.1% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: NEE) are off about 0.3%.

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



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Referenced Stocks: NUCL , NEE.PRO , NEE

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