UNS Energy Corporation (UNS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012


UNS Energy Corporation ( UNS ) 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 ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). 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%.

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

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 Smal ( PSCU )
  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
  • 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%.

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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Referenced Stocks: D , PEY , PSCU , SO , UNS

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