The ex-dividend date for Entergy (NYSE:ETR) is tomorrow, February 12, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 83 cents per share. At a price of $64.65 as of 9:31 a.m., the dividend yield is 5.1%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Entergy (NYSE: ETR) is tomorrow, February 12, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 83 cents per share. At a price of $64.65 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.1%. The average volume for Entergy has been 992,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Entergy has a market cap of $11.55 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 1.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Entergy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the electric power production and retail electric distribution operations in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Utility and Entergy Wholesale Commodities. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Entergy as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Entergy Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.