Portland General Electric Company (POR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 21, 2014

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Portland General Electric Company ( POR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased POR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that POR has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of POR was $32.16, representing a -3.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.26 and a 16.65% increase over the 52 week low of $27.57.

POR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). POR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.35. Zacks Investment Research reports POR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.22%, compared to an industry average of 1.1%.

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

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

  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 3.33% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of POR at 0.79%.



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: POR , NEE , D , DES

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