Virgin Media Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 22,
2013. Shareholders who purchased VMED stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 23rd quarter that VMED has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of VMED was $47.29,
representing a -0.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.48 and a
122.54% increase over the 52 week low of $21.25.
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 $13.92. Zacks Investment Research reports VMED's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 65.99%, compared to an
industry average of 18.5%.
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 (
- First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (
- Madrona Domestic ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is QQXT with an increase of
9.52% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent weighting
of VMED at 4.79%.