TransCanada Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.4491 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30,
2013. Shareholders who purchased TRP stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
1.51% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of TRP was $48.48,
representing a -2.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.64 and
a 21.6% increase over the 52 week low of $39.87.
TRP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (
) and National Grid Transco, PLC (
). TRP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.84. Zacks Investment Research reports TRP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.77%, compared to an
industry average of -4.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to TRP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TRP as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P International Energy Sector ETF (
- db-X trackers MSCI Canada Hedged Equity Fund (
- PowerShares Intl Dividend Achievers (
- SPDR FTSE/Macquarie GI 100 ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PID with an increase of
10.95% over the last 100 days. IPW has the highest percent
weighting of TRP at 2.96%.