China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd (CHU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 21, 2013

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China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd ( CHU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1932 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CHU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 21.89% increase over the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of CHU was $14.86, representing a -15.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.68 and a 22.2% increase over the 52 week low of $12.16.

CHU is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). CHU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.52. Zacks Investment Research reports CHU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 54.17%, compared to an industry average of 2.1%.


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

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

  • EGShares Telecom GEMS ETF ( TGEM )
  • Madrona International ETF ( FWDI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FWDI with an increase of 20.73% over the last 100 days. TGEM has the highest percent weighting of CHU at 3.62%.



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: CHL , CHU , FWDI , T , TGEM

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