Black Hills Corporation (BKH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2013

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Black Hills Corporation ( BKH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BKH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.7% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $48.65, the dividend yield is 3.12%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BKH was $48.65, representing a -1.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.60 and a 60.6% increase over the 52 week low of $30.29.

BKH is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). BKH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.14. Zacks Investment Research reports BKH's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.29%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BKH Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to BKH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BKH as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Utilities ( PUI )
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 15.03% over the last 100 days. PEY has the highest percent weighting of BKH at 1.86%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: BKH , D , DES , PEY , PUI , SO

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