United States Cellular Corporation (USM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 07, 2013

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United States Cellular Corporation ( USM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $5.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased USM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $40.24, the dividend yield is 14.29%.

The previous trading day's last sale of USM was $40.24, representing a -3.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.54 and a 21.35% increase over the 52 week low of $33.16.

USM is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). USM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.63. Zacks Investment Research reports USM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -151.37%, compared to an industry average of -26.2%.

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

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

  • First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXU with an increase of 6.7% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of USM at 3.64%.



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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