NiSource, Inc (NI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 29, 2013

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NiSource, Inc ( NI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.17% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $31.44, the dividend yield is 3.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NI was $31.44, representing a -0.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.46 and a 35.87% 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 $1.55. Zacks Investment Research reports NI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.79%, compared to an industry average of 6.1%.

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:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of 10.45% over the last 100 days. RYU has the highest percent weighting of NI at 2.75%.



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: DON , DUK , EXC , NI , RYU

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