Vectren Corporation (VVC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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Vectren Corporation ( VVC ) 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. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). 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%.

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

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 ( PEY ).

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%.



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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