Spectra Energy Corp (SE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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Spectra Energy Corp ( SE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.305 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.93% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of SE was $29.58, representing a -8.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.27 and a 11.41% increase over the 52 week low of $26.55.

SE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). SE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.43. Zacks Investment Research reports SE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.48%, compared to an industry average of -9.7%.

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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ( EMLP )
  • iShares S&P Global Infrastructure ( IGF )
  • iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund ( KLD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EMLP with an increase of 5.35% over the last 100 days. IDU has the highest percent weighting of SE at 3.38%.



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: EMLP , IDU , IGF , KLD , PTR , SE , TOT

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