Dominion Resources, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and NextEra Energy, Inc. (
). 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%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to D through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have D as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- iShares S&P Global Utilities Sector Index Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (
- Utilities HOLDRS Trust (
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%.