Dominion Resources, Inc. (D) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2013

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Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5625 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased D stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.64% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of D was $55.7, representing a -1.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.38 and a 13.81% increase over the 52 week low of $48.94.

D is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). D's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.01. Zacks Investment Research reports D's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.76%, compared to an industry average of 2.5%.

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

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

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
  • First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ( EMLP )
  • Ml Utilities Hldr1240 (UTHYL).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EMLP with an increase of 5% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting of D at 6.85%.



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 , EMLP , IDU , NEE , SO , VPU , XLU

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