Entergy Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (ETR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Entergy (NYSE: ETR) is tomorrow, May 7, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 83 cents per share. At a price of $71.19 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.6%.

The average volume for Entergy has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Entergy has a market cap of $12.77 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 11.5% 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 generates electricity through various sources, such as gas/oil, nuclear, coal, and hydro power. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Entergy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity, increase in stock price during the past year and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Entergy Ratings Report.

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