NewJersey Resources Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased NJR stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that NJR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of NJR was $45.27,
representing a -4.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.53 and
a 17.55% 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 $2.29. Zacks Investment Research reports NJR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -3.7%, compared to an
industry average of 5.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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
- PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio (
- WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of
11.21% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent
weighting of NJR at 7.75%.