NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 30, 2013

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NRG Energy, Inc. ( NRG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NRG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NRG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $29.48, the dividend yield is 1.63%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NRG was $29.48, representing a -2.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.28 and a 53.94% increase over the 52 week low of $19.15.

NRG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ) and Southern Company ( SO ). NRG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.42. Zacks Investment Research reports NRG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 85%, compared to an industry average of -.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NRG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to NRG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NRG as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXU with an increase of 6.36% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NRG at 3.5%.



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: D , FXU , NRG , SO

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