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Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (KMP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 29, 2013

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. ( KMP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KMP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.27% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $84.02, the dividend yield is 6.43%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KMP was $84.02, representing a -9.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.99 and a 12.39% increase over the 52 week low of $74.76.

KMP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). KMP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.61. Zacks Investment Research reports KMP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.97%, compared to an industry average of -4.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KMP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to KMP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have KMP as a top-10 holding:

  • Alerian MLP ETF ( AMLP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is AMLP with an increase of 4.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KMP at 9.22%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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