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El Paso Electric Company (EE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 14, 2015

El Paso Electric Company ( EE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 14, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.295 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2015. Shareholders who purchased EE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.36% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $34.37, the dividend yield is 3.43%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EE was $34.37, representing a -18.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.17 and a 1.78% increase over the 52 week low of $33.77.

EE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). EE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.01. Zacks Investment Research reports EE's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -12.67%, compared to an industry average of 1.7%.

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

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

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

  • ProShares Ultra Utilities ( UPW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is UPW with an decrease of -16.26% over the last 100 days.

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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