Genie Energy Ltd. ( GNE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 13, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 22, 2015. Shareholders who purchased GNE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that GNE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $14.02, the dividend yield is 1.71%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GNE was $14.02, representing a -1.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.25 and a 163.04% increase over the 52 week low of $5.33.
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 -$1.07.