UNS Energy Corporation (UNS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 11, 2013


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UNS Energy Corporation ( UNS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 11, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.435 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UNS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.16% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of UNS was $47.67, representing a -0.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.01 and a 35.43% 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 $2.2. Zacks Investment Research reports UNS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 22.31%, compared to an industry average of 5.3%.

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 )
  • N/A (SLBT)
  • N/A (SLVY)
  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 8.99% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent weighting of UNS at 7.72%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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