IDACORP, Inc. ( IDA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 03, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.51 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2016. Shareholders who purchased IDA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that IDA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $72.73, the dividend yield is 2.8%.
The previous trading day's last sale of IDA was $72.73, representing a -3.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.99 and a 31.28% increase over the 52 week low of $55.40.
IDA is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Southern Company ( SO ). IDA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.91. Zacks Investment Research reports IDA's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as .52%, compared to an industry average of -1.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to IDA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have IDA as a top-10 holding:
- WBI Tactical SMY Shares ( WBIC )
- SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ( SMLV )
- Victory CEMP US Small Cap High Div Volatility Wtd Index ETF ( CSB )
- Victory CEMP US Discovery Enhanced Volatility Wtd Index ETF ( CSF )
- Victory CEMP Developed Enhanced Volatility Wtd Index ETF ( CIZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is CSB with an increase of 1.34% over the last 100 days. WBIC has the highest percent weighting of IDA at 4.95%.
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