On 4/10/15, Exelon Corp.'s 6.20% Trust Preferred Securities (Symbol: BGE.PRB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.3875, payable on 4/15/15. As a percentage of BGE.PRB's recent share price of $25.73, this dividend works out to approximately 1.51%, so look for shares of BGE.PRB to trade 1.51% lower - all else being equal - when BGE.PRB shares open for trading on 4/10/15. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 6.03%, which compares to an average yield of 4.66% in the "Utilities" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of BGE.PRB shares, versus EXC:
Below is a dividend history chart for BGE.PRB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.3875 on Exelon Corp.'s 6.20% Trust Preferred Securities:
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Exelon Corp. (Symbol: EXC) makes up 5.02% of the Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF ( XLU ) which is trading lower by about 0.3% on the day Wednesday.
In Wednesday trading, Exelon Corp.'s 6.20% Trust Preferred Securities (Symbol: BGE.PRB) is currently trading flat on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: EXC) are down about 0.9%.