OGE Energy Corporation (OGE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 08, 2013

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OGE Energy Corporation ( OGE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4175 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased OGE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.37% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $70.4, the dividend yield is 2.37%.

The previous trading day's last sale of OGE was $70.4, representing a -0.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.92 and a 40.16% increase over the 52 week low of $50.23.

OGE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). OGE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.59. Zacks Investment Research reports OGE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .19%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the OGE Dividend History page.

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

  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund ( IJJ )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IJJ with an increase of 16.36% over the last 100 days. IVOV has the highest percent weighting of OGE at 0.96%.



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 , IJJ , IVOV , MDYV , OGE , SO

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