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El Paso Electric Company (EE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 11, 2013

El Paso Electric Company ( EE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 11, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.265 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $35.95, the dividend yield is 2.95%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EE was $35.95, representing a -7.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.91 and a 19.25% increase over the 52 week low of $30.15.

EE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). EE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.37. Zacks Investment Research reports EE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.37%, compared to an industry average of 4.6%.

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

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

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

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an decrease of -0.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EE at 4.53%.

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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