Spark Energy, Inc. ( SPKE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.181 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased SPKE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that SPKE has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SPKE was $9.87, representing a -26.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.35 and a 37.08% increase over the 52 week low of $7.20.
SPKE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). SPKE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.51. Zacks Investment Research reports SPKE's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 54.17%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.