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CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 14, 2017

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. ( CNP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.268 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CNP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.28% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of CNP was $26.49, representing a -0.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.59 and a 51.2% increase over the 52 week low of $17.52.

CNP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Southern Company ( SO ). CNP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.42. Zacks Investment Research reports CNP's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 9.07%, compared to an industry average of -2.3%.

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

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

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

  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Utilities ( XLU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLU with an decrease of -0.92% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CNP at 1.74%.

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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