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Companhia Paranaense de Energia (COPEL) (ELP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 03, 2013

Companhia Paranaense de Energia (COPEL) ( ELP ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 03, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2536 per share Shareholders who purchased ELP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -36.07% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $15.28, the dividend yield is 6.64%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ELP was $15.28, representing a -41.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.31 and a 21.95% increase over the 52 week low of $12.53.

ELP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). ELP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.53. Zacks Investment Research reports ELP's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -27.35%, compared to an industry average of .1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ELP Dividend History page.

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

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

  • iShares S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund ( ICLN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ICLN with an increase of 10.25% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ELP at 5.63%.

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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