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Entergy Corporation (ETR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 12, 2014

Entergy Corporation ( ETR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.83 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ETR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th quarter that ETR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $72.68, the dividend yield is 4.57%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ETR was $72.68, representing a -11.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.48 and a 20.69% increase over the 52 week low of $60.22.

ETR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). ETR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.45. Zacks Investment Research reports ETR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.55%, compared to an industry average of 1.1%.

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

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

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

  • iShares S&P Global Nuclear Index Fund ( NUCL )
  • First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU )
  • iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund ( DVY )
  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN )
  • ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF ( SDOG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SDOG with an increase of 6.35% over the last 100 days. NUCL has the highest percent weighting of ETR at 5.03%.

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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