NU Northeast Utilities

  • STOCK
  • NU
  • Price as of: Dec 19, 10:24 PM EST
  • $52.70
  • -$0.17
  • -0.3%
  • Industry
  • Diversified utilities
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NU Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.98% Utilities Average 4.06%
  • Annual Payout
    $1.57 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    58.6% EPS $2.68
  • Dividend Growth
    13 yrs Since 2001
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for NU

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Relative Strength Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Stock is performing in-line with the market or better.
Overall Yield Attractiveness Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Stock's dividend yield is above average.
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Dividend Uptrend Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Dividend payouts are consistent, but increases small.
Earnings Growth Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Earnings estimates are uptrending.
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Growth History

NU Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for NU 12.8% 11.1% 13 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

NU Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.4700 2013 11.1%
$1.3228 2012 20.2%
Historical Dividend Data

NU Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.3925 2014-12-03 2014-12-11 2014-12-15 2014-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3925 2014-09-02 2014-09-11 2014-09-15 2014-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3925 2014-05-01 2014-05-28 2014-05-30 2014-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3925 2014-02-04 2014-02-27 2014-03-03 2014-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3675 2013-12-03 2013-12-11 2013-12-13 2013-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3675 2013-09-04 2013-09-12 2013-09-16 2013-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3675 2013-04-02 2013-05-29 2013-05-31 2013-06-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3675 2013-02-05 2013-02-27 2013-03-01 2013-03-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3430 2012-11-01 2012-11-28 2012-11-30 2012-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3430 2012-07-17 2012-08-29 2012-08-31 2012-09-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3430 2012-05-02 2012-05-30 2012-06-01 2012-06-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2938 2012-02-14 2012-02-28 2012-03-01 2012-03-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2011-10-11 2011-12-27 2011-11-10 2011-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2011-07-12 2011-08-30 2011-09-01 2011-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2011-04-12 2011-05-27 2011-06-01 2011-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2011-02-08 2011-02-25 2011-03-01 2011-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2563 2010-10-12 2010-11-29 2010-12-01 2010-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2563 2010-07-12 2010-08-30 2010-09-01 2010-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2563 2010-04-13 2010-05-27 2010-06-01 2010-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2563 2010-02-09 2010-02-25 2010-03-01 2010-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2009-10-13 2009-11-27 2009-12-01 2009-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2009-07-14 2009-08-28 2009-09-01 2009-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2009-04-14 2009-05-28 2009-06-01 2009-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2009-02-10 2009-02-25 2009-03-01 2009-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2125 2008-10-15 2008-11-26 2008-12-01 2008-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2125 2008-05-13 2008-08-27 2008-09-01 2008-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2008-04-08 2008-05-28 2008-06-01 2008-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2008-02-12 2008-02-27 2008-03-01 2008-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2007-11-13 2007-11-28 2007-12-01 2007-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2007-05-08 2007-08-29 2007-09-01 2007-09-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2007-04-11 2007-05-30 2007-06-01 2007-06-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2007-02-14 2007-02-27 2007-03-01 2007-03-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2006-11-13 2006-11-29 2006-12-01 2006-12-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2006-05-09 2006-08-30 2006-09-01 2006-09-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2006-04-11 2006-05-30 2006-06-01 2006-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2006-02-14 2006-02-27 2006-03-01 2006-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2005-10-11 2005-11-29 2005-12-01 2005-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2005-05-10 2005-08-30 2005-09-01 2005-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1625 2005-04-12 2005-05-27 2005-06-01 2005-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1625 2005-01-31 2005-02-25 2005-03-01 2005-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1625 2004-10-12 2004-11-29 2004-12-01 2004-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1625 2004-05-11 2004-08-30 2004-09-01 2004-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2004-04-14 2004-05-27 2004-06-01 2004-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2004-01-12 2004-02-26 2004-03-01 2004-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2003-10-14 2003-11-26 2003-12-01 2003-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2003-05-13 2003-08-27 2003-09-01 2003-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1375 2003-04-08 2003-05-28 2003-06-01 2003-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1375 2003-01-14 2003-02-26 2003-03-01 2003-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1375 2002-10-08 2002-11-26 2002-12-01 2002-12-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1375 2002-05-14 2002-08-28 2002-09-01 2002-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2002-04-09 2002-05-29 2002-06-01 2002-06-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2002-01-08 2002-02-27 2002-03-01 2002-03-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2001-10-09 2001-11-28 2001-12-01 2001-12-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2001-07-11 2001-08-29 2001-09-01 2001-09-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2001-04-10 2001-05-30 2001-06-01 2001-06-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2001-01-09 2001-02-27 2001-03-01 2001-03-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2000-10-11 2000-11-29 2000-12-01 2000-12-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2000-07-11 2000-08-30 2000-09-01 2000-09-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2000-04-12 2000-05-30 2000-06-01 2000-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2000-01-11 2000-02-28 2000-03-01 2000-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1999-09-14 1999-11-29 1999-12-01 1999-12-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2500 1997-01-29 1997-02-26 1997-03-01 1997-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2500 1996-10-23 1996-11-26 1996-12-01 1996-12-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2500 1996-07-23 1996-08-28 1996-09-01 1996-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1996-04-24 1996-05-29 1996-06-01 1996-06-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1996-01-29 1996-02-28 1996-03-01 1996-03-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1995-10-24 1995-11-29 1995-12-01 1995-12-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1995-08-01 1995-08-30 1995-09-01 1995-09-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1995-05-02 1995-05-25 1995-06-01 1995-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1995-01-24 1995-02-23 1995-03-01 1995-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1994-10-31 1994-11-25 1994-12-01 1994-12-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1994-07-27 1994-08-26 1994-09-01 1994-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1994-04-26 1994-05-25 1994-06-01 1994-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1994-01-26 1994-02-23 1994-03-01 1994-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1993-10-27 1993-11-24 1993-12-01 1993-12-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1993-07-27 1993-08-26 1993-09-01 1993-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1993-04-28 1993-05-25 1993-06-01 1993-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4400 1993-02-02 1993-02-23 1993-03-01 1993-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

NU Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Utilities

Northeast Utilities- (NU)-engages in the energy delivery business for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Connecticut, New Hampshire, and western Massachusetts. The company operates through three segments: Electric Distribution, Natural Gas Distribution, and Electric Transmission. As of December 31, 2007, it furnished retail franchise electric service to approximately 1.2 million customers in 149 cities and towns in Connecticut; 491,000 retail customers in 211 cities and towns in New Hampshire; and 206,000 retail customers in 59 cities and towns in western Massachusetts. Northeast Utilities was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Berlin, Connecticut.

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  • Northeast Utilities to Buy NStar in $4.17 Billion Stock Deal (NU, NST)

    Utility operator Northeast Utilities System (NU) said Monday that it would buy Nstar (NST) in a $4.17 billion all-stock deal. The acquisition represents a small 2% premium over Nstar's Friday closing price. The move was called a merger of equals, but NU will own 56% of the combined business, while NST will own 44%. Current Nstar shareholders will receive 1.312 shares of NU for each NST share they own. The proposed transaction is subject to the approval of both companies' shareholders, as well as regulatory permissions. Northeast Utilities shares were mostly flat in premarket trading Monday. The Bottom Line Shares of Northeast Utilities (NU) have a dividend yield of 3.34%, based on Friday's closing stock price of $30.70. The stock has technical support in the $28 price area. The shares are trading just shy of all-time highs around the $33 price level. Northeast Utilities System (NU) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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