CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2019

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CenterPoint Energy, Inc. ( CNP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.287 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 13, 2019. Shareholders who purchased CNP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.24% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $30.16, the dividend yield is 3.81%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CNP was $30.16, representing a -4.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.42 and a 20.16% increase over the 52 week low of $25.10.

CNP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Energy, Inc. ( D ). CNP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.64. Zacks Investment Research reports CNP's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 2.62%, compared to an industry average of -1.9%.

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

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

  • Invesco DWA Utilities Momentum ETF ( PUI )
  • WisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged Europe Equity Fund (DDEZ)
  • ETF Series Solutions ( ACSI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ACSI with an increase of 8.34% over the last 100 days. PUI has the highest percent weighting of CNP at 3.63%.

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
Referenced Symbols: CNP , NEE , D , PUI , ACSI

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