Virgin Media Inc. (VMED) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 07, 2012

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Virgin Media Inc. ( VMED ) 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. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). 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 dates, visit the VMED Dividend History page.

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 ( IYZ )
  • Madrona Domestic ETF ( FWDD ).

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%.



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: CHL , FWDD , IYZ , T , VMED

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