UNITIL Corporation (UTL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 30, 2013


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UNITIL Corporation ( UTL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.345 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UTL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 55th quarter that UTL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $31.5, the dividend yield is 4.38%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UTL was $31.5, representing a -1.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.07 and a 30.43% increase over the 52 week low of $24.15.

UTL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). UTL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.47. Zacks Investment Research reports UTL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.9%, compared to an industry average of 5.8%.

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

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