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CPFL Energia S.A. (CPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 22, 2013

CPFL Energia S.A. ( CPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4715 per share Shareholders who purchased CPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -28.19% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $21.15, the dividend yield is 8.92%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CPL was $21.15, representing a -25.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.35 and a 9.59% increase over the 52 week low of $19.30.

CPL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). CPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.53. Zacks Investment Research reports CPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -13.74%, compared to an industry average of 5.4%.

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

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

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

  • Guggenheim International Multi-Asset Income Index ETF ( HGI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is HGI with an increase of 4.47% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CPL at 2.02%.

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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