NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The following stocks go ex-dividend Friday, meaning an investor must purchase the shares Thursday to qualify for the next dividend payment: NV Energy (NVE - Get Report) and Tootsie Roll (TR - Get Report).
Both stocks received a buy rating from TheStreet Ratings.
The electricity company reported last month a fourth-quarter loss of $25.2 million, or 11 cents a share, a swing from year-ago earnings of $14.2 million, or 6 cents."With the period of rapid growth now behind NV Energy, management will focus on cost controls, including keeping operating & maintenance expenses flat, and will look for additional opportunities to reduce interest expense through refinancing opportunities," Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts wrote in a Feb. 23 report. "Plans to file with the