NewJersey Resources Corporation (NJR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

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NewJersey Resources Corporation ( NJR ) 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. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ). 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 dates, visit the NJR Dividend History page.

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 Smal ( PSCU )
  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

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%.



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: CQP , DES , NJR , PEY , PSCU , UGP

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