Dominion Resources, Inc. (D) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 28, 2014

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Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased D stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.67% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $69.32, the dividend yield is 3.46%.

The previous trading day's last sale of D was $69.32, representing a -6.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.75 and a 28.87% increase over the 52 week low of $53.79.

D is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Southern Company ( SO ). D's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.72. Zacks Investment Research reports D's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.18%, compared to an industry average of .9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the D Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares S&P Global Nuclear Index Fund ( NUCL )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
  • Market Vectors Uranium & Nuclear Energy ETF ( NLR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLU with an increase of 10.18% over the last 100 days. NUCL has the highest percent weighting of D at 8.42%.



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: D , NEE , SO , NUCL , XLU , IDU , VPU , NLR

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