Portland General Electric Company (POR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 21, 2013

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Portland General Electric Company ( POR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased POR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.85% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $30.36, the dividend yield is 3.62%.

The previous trading day's last sale of POR was $30.36, representing a -7.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.91 and a 22.12% increase over the 52 week low of $24.86.

POR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). POR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.87. Zacks Investment Research reports POR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.6%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.

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

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

  • SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ( SMLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SMLV with an decrease of 0% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of POR at 2.06%.



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: NEE , POR , SMLV , SO

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