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

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OGE Energy Corporation ( OGE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.20875 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased OGE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -46.82% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $35.94, the dividend yield is 2.32%.

The previous trading day's last sale of OGE was $35.94, representing a -9.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.55 and a 32.23% increase over the 52 week low of $27.18.

OGE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ) and Southern Company ( SO ). OGE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.71. Zacks Investment Research reports OGE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.53%, compared to an industry average of .7%.

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

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

  • 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 )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOV with an increase of 6.04% over the last 100 days. IJJ has the highest percent weighting of OGE at 1.05%.



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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