UIL Holdings Corporation (UIL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 13, 2013

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UIL Holdings Corporation ( UIL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.432 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UIL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 28th quarter that UIL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $39.09, the dividend yield is 4.42%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UIL was $39.09, representing a -7.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.14 and a 20.91% 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 NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). UIL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.11. Zacks Investment Research reports UIL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.27%, compared to an industry average of 3.7%.

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 )
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 10.45% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent weighting of UIL at 8.03%.



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: DES , NEE , PSCU , SO , UIL

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