NewJersey Resources Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.4 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012.
Shareholders who purchased NJR stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
5.26% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $41.2, the dividend yield is 3.88%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NJR was $41.2,
representing a -18.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.48 and
a 6.99% increase over the 52 week low of $38.51.
NJR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (
) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP (
). NJR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.23. Zacks Investment Research reports NJR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -2.65%, compared to an
industry average of -3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to NJR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NJR as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an decrease of
-4.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of NJR at 8.06%.