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American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 08, 2017

American Electric Power Company, Inc. ( AEP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.59 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 08, 2017. Shareholders who purchased AEP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that AEP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $70.88, the dividend yield is 3.33%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AEP was $70.88, representing a -2.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.97 and a 22.44% increase over the 52 week low of $57.89.

AEP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Energy, Inc. ( D ). AEP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.16. Zacks Investment Research reports AEP's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -6.87%, compared to an industry average of 5.1%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to AEP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have AEP as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • iShares U.S. Utilities ETF ( IDU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF - DNQ ( VPU )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • PowerShares DWA Utilities Momentum Portfolio ( PUI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PUI with an increase of 6.09% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting of AEP at 5.21%.

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


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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