NiSource, Inc (
) 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 (
) and Exelon Corporation (
). 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
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 (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
- SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF (
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%.