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CPFL Energia S.A. (CPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 23, 2013

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 8/22/2013 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: CPL;HGI;NEE;SO

CPFL Energia S.A. ( CPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3244 per share Shareholders who purchased CPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -31.2% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $16.17, the dividend yield is 8.02%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CPL was $16.17, representing a -31.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.76 and a -2% increase over the 52 week low of $16.50.

CPL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). CPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.92. Zacks Investment Research reports CPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -8.4%, compared to an industry average of 2.2%.

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

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is HGI with an decrease of -0.58% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CPL at 1.72%.