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CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2014

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. ( CNP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2375 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CNP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.46% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $23.73, the dividend yield is 4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CNP was $23.73, representing a -7.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.65 and a 6.8% increase over the 52 week low of $22.22.

CNP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). CNP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.81. Zacks Investment Research reports CNP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -7.94%, compared to an industry average of 2%.

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.

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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