Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.71 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased EPD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.43% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $72.38, the dividend yield is 3.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EPD was $72.38, representing a -2.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.14 and a 29% increase over the 52 week low of $56.11.
EPD is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ) and Enbridge Inc ( ENB ). EPD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.82. Zacks Investment Research reports EPD's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.85%, compared to an industry average of -.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to EPD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EPD as a top-10 holding:
- Alerian MLP ETF ( AMLP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is AMLP with an increase of 2.15% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EPD at 9.76%.
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