Spectra Energy Partners, LP ( SEP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.689 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 28, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SEP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.92% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of SEP was $45.35, representing a -10.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.48 and a 12.84% increase over the 52 week low of $40.19.
SEP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and Kinder Morgan, Inc. ( KMI ). SEP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.45. Zacks Investment Research reports SEP's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -29.74%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.