OGE Energy Corporation ( OGE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased OGE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that OGE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $38.06, the dividend yield is 2.36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OGE was $38.06, representing a -4.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $40 and a 15.85% increase over the 52 week low of $32.85.
OGE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). OGE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.08. Zacks Investment Research reports OGE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.54%, compared to an industry average of 1.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to OGE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have OGE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund ( IJJ )
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV )
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOV with an increase of 12.88% over the last 100 days. IJJ has the highest percent weighting of OGE at 0.94%.