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

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Portland General Electric Company ( POR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. 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 $29.81, representing a -2.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.53 and a 22.93% 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 $1.87. Zacks Investment Research reports POR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.81%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.

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 1.99%.



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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