El Paso Pipeline Partners LP ( EPB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.65 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased EPB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.56% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of EPB was $34.02, representing a -24.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.99 and a 2.16% increase over the 52 week low of $33.30.
EPB is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). EPB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.86. Zacks Investment Research reports EPB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.97%, compared to an industry average of -6.4%.