UIL Holdings Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.432 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased UIL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
27th quarter that UIL has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of UIL was $39.47,
representing a -0.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.58 and
a 22.08% 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 Dominion Resources, 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 7.76%, compared to an
industry average of 5.9%.
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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
7.59% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent
weighting of UIL at 7.99%.