UIL Holdings Corporation (
) 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 (
) and NextEra Energy, Inc. (
). 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
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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 Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
- WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund (
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%.