OGE Energy Corporation ( OGE ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 08, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.4175 per share scheduled for January 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased OGE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.37% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of OGE was $57.31, representing a -4.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.21 and a 14.1% increase over the 52 week low of $50.23.
OGE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). OGE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.57. Zacks Investment Research reports OGE's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 2.01%, compared to an industry average of 1.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the OGE Dividend History page.