El Paso Electric Company (EE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 15, 2018

Shutterstock photo

El Paso Electric Company ( EE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 15, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.335 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 30, 2018. Shareholders who purchased EE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that EE has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of EE was $48.35, representing a -20.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.15 and a 0.83% increase over the 52 week low of $47.95.

EE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Energy, Inc. ( D ). EE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.42. Zacks Investment Research reports EE's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 6.61%, compared to an industry average of 5.6%.

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

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

  • PowerShares DWA Utilities Momentum Portfolio ( PUI )
  • iShares U.S. Utilities ETF ( IDU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IDU with an decrease of -7.98% over the last 100 days. PUI has the highest percent weighting of EE at 2.45%.

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 , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: EE , NEE , D , PUI , IDU

More from NASDAQ.com News


NASDAQ.com News

NASDAQ.com News

Market News

Research Brokers before you trade

Want to trade FX?