Exelon Corporation ( EXC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.345 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 08, 2018. Shareholders who purchased EXC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.5% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $40.6, the dividend yield is 3.4%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EXC was $40.6, representing a -4.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.67 and a 21.92% increase over the 52 week low of $33.30.
EXC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated ( PEG ). EXC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.48. Zacks Investment Research reports EXC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 18.17%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to EXC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EXC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Value ( PWV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PWV with an decrease of -6.91% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EXC at 1.64%.