Portland General Electric Company (POR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 23, 2013

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Portland General Electric Company ( POR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $28.94, the dividend yield is 3.8%.

The previous trading day's last sale of POR was $28.94, representing a -12.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.26 and a 16.41% 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 Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). POR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.24. Zacks Investment Research reports POR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -30.75%, 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.



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