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Ameren Corporation (AEE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 09, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Ameren Corporation ( AEE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AEE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that AEE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.09, the dividend yield is 4.43%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AEE was $36.09, representing a -3.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.31 and a 22.96% increase over the 52 week low of $29.35.
AEE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). AEE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$3.73. Zacks Investment Research reports AEE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -14.17%, compared to an industry average of -.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AEE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AEE as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
- ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF ( SDOG )
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN )
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of 5.53% over the last 100 days. RYU has the highest percent weighting of AEE at 2.83%.