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Ex-Div Reminder for Cleco Corp. (CNL)

By Dividend Channel Staff, Wednesday, January 30, 10:48 AM ET
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On 2/1/13, Cleco Corp. (NYSE:CNL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.3375, payable on 2/15/13. As a percentage of CNL's recent stock price of $42.38, this dividend works out to approximately 0.80%, so look for shares of Cleco Corp. to trade 0.80% lower all else being equal when CNL shares open for trading on 2/1/13.

Below is a dividend history chart for CNL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.3375 declared by Cleco Corp.:

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CNL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.19% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.


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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CNL makes up 1.38% of the Dynamic Utilities Portfolio ETF (AMEX:PUI) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Wednesday.

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In Wednesday trading, Cleco Corp. shares are currently off about 0.3% on the day.


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