AGL Resources, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.47 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased GAS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
2.17% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $43.22, the dividend yield is 4.35%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GAS was $43.22,
representing a -2.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.32 and
a 18.12% increase over the 52 week low of $36.59.
GAS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (
) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP (
). GAS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.51. Zacks Investment Research reports GAS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.3%, compared to an industry
average of 11.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to GAS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GAS as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI Spain Index Fund (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio (
- PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio (
- Direxion S&P 500 DRRC Volatility Response Shares (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PEY with an increase of
14.26% over the last 100 days. EWP has the highest percent
weighting of GAS at 3.18%.