Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. (DGAS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013

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Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. ( DGAS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DGAS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that DGAS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $22.46, the dividend yield is 3.21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DGAS was $22.46, representing a -9.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.82 and a 31.5% increase over the 52 week low of $17.08.

DGAS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). DGAS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.05. Zacks Investment Research reports DGAS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.12%, compared to an industry average of 12.1%.

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



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