NiSource, Inc (NI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 26, 2013

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NiSource, Inc ( NI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $31.14, the dividend yield is 3.08%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NI was $31.14, representing a -0.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.39 and a 34.57% increase over the 52 week low of $23.14.

NI is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). NI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.38. Zacks Investment Research reports NI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.51%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NI Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to NI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NI as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ( EMLP )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON )
  • SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF ( EMM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EMM with an increase of 18.26% over the last 100 days. EMLP has the highest percent weighting of NI at 3.59%.



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: DON , DUK , EMLP , EMM , EXC , NI , RYU

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