UNS Energy Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.43 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased UNS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that UNS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $42.41, the dividend yield is 4.06%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UNS was $42.41,
representing a -2.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.40 and
a 20.48% increase over the 52 week low of $35.20.
UNS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Southern Company (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). UNS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.24. Zacks Investment Research reports UNS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -14.4%, compared to an
industry average of -1.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to UNS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UNS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
- PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio (
- Russell 2000 Low Beta ETF (SLBT)
- Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF (SLVY).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SLVY with an increase of
4.65% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent
weighting of UNS at 4.9%.