Virgin Media Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 07, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.04 per share scheduled for December 21,
2012. Shareholders who purchased VMED stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 22nd quarter that VMED has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $35.21, the dividend yield is .45%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VMED was $35.21,
representing a -1.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.81 and
a 71.63% increase over the 52 week low of $20.52.
VMED is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
) and AT&T Inc. (
). VMED's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.36. Zacks Investment Research reports VMED's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 761.11%, compared to an
industry average of .2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to VMED through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VMED as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Index Fund (
- Madrona Domestic ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYZ with an increase of
4.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of VMED at 4.79%.