Portland General Electric Company (POR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 21, 2012

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Portland General Electric Company ( POR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 21, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased POR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that POR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.65, the dividend yield is 3.91%.

The previous trading day's last sale of POR was $27.65, representing a -1.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.08 and a 14.02% increase over the 52 week low of $24.25.

POR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). POR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.88. Zacks Investment Research reports POR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -1.82%, compared to an industry average of -.2%.

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



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