NiSource, Inc (
) 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 (
) and Exelon Corporation (
). 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
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 (
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
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%.