Entergy Corporation ( ETR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 12, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.83 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2015. Shareholders who purchased ETR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that ETR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $76.4, the dividend yield is 4.35%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ETR was $76.4, representing a -16.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.02 and a 8.06% increase over the 52 week low of $70.70.
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 $4.63. Zacks Investment Research reports ETR's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -5.71%, compared to an industry average of 6.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ETR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ETR as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares LadderRite 0-5 Year Corporate Bond Portfolio ( LDRI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is LDRI with an increase of 0.2% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ETR at 1.93%.
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