Dominion Resources, Inc. (D) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

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Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.5275 per share scheduled for December 20, 2012. Shareholders who purchased D stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that D has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $50.12, the dividend yield is 4.21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of D was $50.12, representing a -9.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.17 and a 2.56% increase over the 52 week low of $48.87.

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 $2.02. Zacks Investment Research reports D's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as .48%, compared to an industry average of -1%.

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 )
  • iShares S&P Global Utilities Sector Index Fund ( JXI )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Utilities ( PUI )
  • Utilities HOLDRS Trust ( UTHYL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is UTHYL with an decrease of 0% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting of D at 6.64%.



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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