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Portland General Electric Company (POR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 21, 2013

Portland General Electric Company ( POR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased POR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that POR has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of POR was $29.81, representing a -2.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.53 and a 22.93% increase over the 52 week low of $24.25.

POR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). POR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.87. Zacks Investment Research reports POR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.81%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the POR Dividend History page.

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

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

  • SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ( SMLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SMLV with an decrease of 0% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of POR at 1.99%.

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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