Exelon Corporation ( EXC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.327 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2017. Shareholders who purchased EXC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.83% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of EXC was $34.85, representing a -7.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.70 and a 16.87% increase over the 52 week low of $29.82.
EXC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXCU ). EXC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.23. Zacks Investment Research reports EXC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -1.45%, compared to an industry average of -2%.