Vectren Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.355 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VVC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 1.43% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of VVC was $32.32,
representing a 0% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.32 and a
17.7% increase over the 52 week low of $27.46.
VVC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (
) and National Grid Transco, PLC (
). VVC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.97. Zacks Investment Research reports VVC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 5.7%, compared to an industry
average of 5.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to VVC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VVC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PEY with an increase of
2.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of VVC at 2.39%.