UNITIL Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 30, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.345 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UTL stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 56th quarter that UTL has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $31.74, the dividend yield is 4.35%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UTL was $31.74,
representing a -1.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.07 and
a 31.42% 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 (
) and Exelon Corporation (
). UTL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.48. Zacks Investment Research reports UTL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.2%, compared to an industry
average of -.4%.
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