The Detroit-based DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE) boosted its quarterly dividend 5.5% as the electric and gas utility company seems to boost shareholder value.
The company reported boost of 3.25 cent and the boost brings DTE’s quarterly payout to 62 cents per share. The boost in dividend cost the corporation almost $22.1 million additional per year. The dividend carries a yield of almost 4.2%, based on Thursday’s ending price.
The energy company DTE Energy has reported shaky earnings expansion during recent quarters, considering strength from its energy trading units but a weaker performance from its regulated subsidiary, Detroit Edison Co.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) increased +0.34% to settle at $23.74, Northeast Utilities System (NYSE:NU) moved up +1.00% to end at $38.48 while Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) jumped +0.52% to finish on Friday at $23.26.
DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE) on June 15, 2012 increased +1.04% to the closing price of $60.09. The overall volume in the last trading session was 1.54 million shares. Its fifty two week range was $43.22-$62.25. The total market capitalization remained $10.22 billion.
DTE is ahead its 52 week low with +43.83% and going forward from its 52 week high price with +0.91%. DTE last month stock price volatility remained 1.23%. In its share capital DTE has 170.11 million outstanding shares among them 169.21 million shares have been floated in market exchange. DTE stock institutional ownership remained 58.62% while insider ownership included 0.46%.
The stock price of DTE is moving forward from its 20 days moving average with +5.47% and remote positively from 50 days moving average with +7.09%. DTE current year earnings per share experienced an addition with 12.19% while its current quarter performance remained +9.18%. Company’s beta coefficient included 0.59. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.
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