On 8/7/18, Genie Energy Ltd's Series 2012-A Preferred Stock (Symbol: GNE.PRA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1594, payable on 8/15/18. As a percentage of GNE.PRA's recent share price of $7.76, this dividend works out to approximately 2.05%, so look for shares of GNE.PRA to trade 2.05% lower - all else being equal - when GNE.PRA shares open for trading on 8/7/18. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 8.25%, which compares to an average yield of 4.30% in the "Utilities" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of GNE.PRA shares, versus GNE:
Below is a dividend history chart for GNE.PRA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1594 on Genie Energy Ltd's Series 2012-A Preferred Stock:
In Friday trading, Genie Energy Ltd's Series 2012-A Preferred Stock (Symbol: GNE.PRA) is currently trading flat on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: GNE) are up about 1.7%.