Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A. (EOC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2015

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Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A. ( EOC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.838392 per share Shareholders who purchased EOC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 399.13% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $46.9, the dividend yield is 7.15%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EOC was $46.9, representing a -3.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.52 and a 13.81% increase over the 52 week low of $41.21.

EOC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). EOC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.06. Zacks Investment Research reports EOC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 7.69%, compared to an industry average of 6.1%.

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.

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

  • Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF ( FRN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FRN with an increase of 4.87% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EOC at 5.04%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Symbols: NEE , D , FRN

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