NRG Yield, Inc. ( NYLD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.309 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased NYLD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.69% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $17.95, the dividend yield is 6.89%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NYLD was $17.95, representing a -10.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.15 and a 15.43% increase over the 52 week low of $15.55.
NYLD is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Southern Company ( SO ). NYLD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.01. Zacks Investment Research reports NYLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 18.93%, compared to an industry average of 2.9%.