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Edison International (EIX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012
By: NASDAQ.com News
Edison International ( EIX ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.3375 per share scheduled for January 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EIX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.85% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $45.82, the dividend yield is 2.95%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EIX was $45.82, representing a -4.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.96 and a 15.71% increase over the 52 week low of $39.60.
EIX is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). EIX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.49. Zacks Investment Research reports EIX's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -22.98%, compared to an industry average of -.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the EIX Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to EIX through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EIX as a top-10 holding:
- Ml Utilities Hldr1240 ( UTHYL )
- PowerShares Dynamic Utilities ( PUI )
- iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWS with an increase of 7.54% over the last 100 days. UTHYL has the highest percent weighting of EIX at 5.49%.