Virgin Media Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased VMED stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 24th
quarter that VMED has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $50.09, the dividend yield is .32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VMED was $50.09,
representing a -0.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.29 and a
135.72% 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 $14.59. Zacks Investment Research reports VMED's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 71.4%, compared to an
industry average of 24.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary (
- First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (
- First Trust Cons. Discret. AlphaDEX (
- First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is QQXT with an increase of
19.57% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent
weighting of VMED at 4.79%.