Black Hills Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). 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
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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (
- WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund (
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%.