UIL Holdings Corporation (UIL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 16, 2013

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UIL Holdings Corporation ( UIL ) 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. ( D ) and NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UIL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( PSCU )
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

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%.



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: D , DES , NEE , PSCU , UIL

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