UIL Holdings Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 16, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.432 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UIL stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 30th quarter that UIL has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $37.04, the dividend yield is 4.67%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UIL was $37.04,
representing a -12.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.14 and
a 6.04% increase over the 52 week low of $34.93.
UIL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Dominion Resources, Inc. (
) and NextEra Energy, Inc. (
). UIL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.02. Zacks Investment Research reports UIL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.88%, compared to an
industry average of .1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to UIL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UIL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio (
- WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of
3.88% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent
weighting of UIL at 8.25%.