Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. ( BEP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.468 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2017. Shareholders who purchased BEP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BEP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $35.37, the dividend yield is 5.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BEP was $35.37, representing a -0.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.69 and a 32.92% increase over the 52 week low of $26.61.
BEP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Energy, Inc. ( D ). BEP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.1. Zacks Investment Research reports BEP's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -50%, compared to an industry average of 4.8%.