Exelon Corporation (EXC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2014
Exelon Corporation ( EXC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased EXC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that EXC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $35.4, the dividend yield is 3.5%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EXC was $35.4, representing a -3.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.84 and a 33.84% increase over the 52 week low of $26.45.
EXC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. ( PCG ). EXC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.11. Zacks Investment Research reports EXC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -4.83%, compared to an industry average of 2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to EXC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EXC as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
- Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
- iShares S&P Global Nuclear Index Fund ( NUCL )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
- Market Vectors Uranium & Nuclear Energy ETF ( NLR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLU with an increase of 11.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EXC at 5.82%.