Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A. (EOC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 20, 2016

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Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A. ( EOC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 20, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.151784 per share Shareholders who purchased EOC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -81.9% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $34.55, the dividend yield is 1.76%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EOC was $34.55, representing a -28.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.52 and a 4.44% increase over the 52 week low of $33.08.

EOC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Southern Company ( SO ). EOC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.99. Zacks Investment Research reports EOC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 5.13%, compared to an industry average of 3.2%.

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

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Referenced Symbols: NEE , SO

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