Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. ( HE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 40th quarter that HE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.28, the dividend yield is 5.11%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HE was $24.28, representing a -10.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.15 and a 6.94% increase over the 52 week low of $22.71.
HE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). HE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.73. Zacks Investment Research reports HE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .31%, compared to an industry average of .6%.
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