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Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A. (EOC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 22, 2014

Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A. ( EOC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.220622 per share. Shareholders who purchased EOC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -68.94% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $44.04, the dividend yield is 2%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EOC was $44.04, representing a -18.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.02 and a 15.11% increase over the 52 week low of $38.26.

EOC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ) and NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). EOC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.22. Zacks Investment Research reports EOC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.47%, compared to an industry average of -3.4%.

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

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

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

  • Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF ( FRN )
  • iShares S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund ( ICLN )
  • EGShares Utilities GEMS Exchange Traded Fund (UGEM)
  • iShares S&P Emerging Markets Infrastructure Index Fund ( EMIF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ICLN with an increase of 19.91% over the last 100 days. FRN has the highest percent weighting of EOC at 6.21%.

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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