ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS ( ETP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.8938 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ETP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that ETP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $51.61, the dividend yield is 6.93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ETP was $51.61, representing a -2.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $53 and a 28.42% increase over the 52 week low of $40.19.
ETP 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 ). ETP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.92. Zacks Investment Research reports ETP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -11.27%, compared to an industry average of 1.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ETP Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to ETP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ETP as a top-10 holding:
- Alerian MLP ETF ( AMLP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is AMLP with an increase of 4.33% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ETP at 7.01%.
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