UGI Corporation (UGI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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UGI Corporation ( UGI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share scheduled for January 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UGI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that UGI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.14, the dividend yield is 3.26%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UGI was $33.14, representing a -1.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.58 and a 27.41% increase over the 52 week low of $26.01.

UGI is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). UGI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.76. Zacks Investment Research reports UGI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 34.74%, compared to an industry average of -3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UGI Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to UGI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UGI as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PEY with an increase of 1.17% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UGI at 2.01%.



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: EPD , NGG , PEY , UGI

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