NiSource, Inc (NI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 31, 2013


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NiSource, Inc ( NI ) 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 ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). 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 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 )
  • 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 12.21% over the last 100 days. EMLP has the highest percent weighting of NI at 3.41%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: DON , DUK , EMLP , EMM , EXC , NI

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