NextEra Energy Partners, LP ( NEP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 02, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 12, 2016. Shareholders who purchased NEP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.53% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $31.23, the dividend yield is 4.23%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NEP was $31.23, representing a -14.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.65 and a 61.48% increase over the 52 week low of $19.34.
NEP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Southern Company ( SO ). NEP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.69. Zacks Investment Research reports NEP's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 134.24%, compared to an industry average of 22.6%.