Genie Energy Ltd. ( GNE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 16, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.075 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 24, 2017. Shareholders who purchased GNE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of GNE was $5.94, representing a -29.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.48 and a 17.16% increase over the 52 week low of $5.07.
GNE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXCU ). GNE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.09.
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