TransCanada Corporation (TRP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 26, 2013


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TransCanada Corporation ( TRP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.447 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TRP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.31% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $44.22, the dividend yield is 4.04%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TRP was $44.22, representing a -10.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.65 and a 4.32% increase over the 52 week low of $42.39.

TRP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). TRP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.08. Zacks Investment Research reports TRP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.31%, compared to an industry average of -1.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the TRP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ( EMLP )
  • SPDR S&P International Energy Sector ETF ( IPW )
  • SPDR S&P Global Infrastructure ETF ( GII ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IPW with an increase of 3.69% over the last 100 days. EMLP has the highest percent weighting of TRP at 3.1%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: EMLP , EPD , GII , IPW , NGG , TRP

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