UIL Holdings Corporation (UIL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 17, 2012

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UIL Holdings Corporation ( UIL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 17, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.432 per share scheduled for January 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UIL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 26th quarter that UIL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.29, the dividend yield is 4.76%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UIL was $36.29, representing a -3.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.66 and a 12.25% increase over the 52 week low of $32.33.

UIL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). UIL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.88. Zacks Investment Research reports UIL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -7.25%, compared to an industry average of -1.1%.


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

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

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an decrease of -3.05% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UIL at 7.96%.



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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