NiSource, Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 31, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NI stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that NI has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of NI was $26.76,
representing a -0.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.88 and
a 18.56% increase over the 52 week low of $22.57.
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. Zacks Investment Research reports NI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 10.43%, compared to an
industry average of 2.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
- SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is EMM with an increase of
12.21% over the last 100 days. EMLP has the highest percent
weighting of NI at 3.41%.