Walter Energy, Inc. (WLT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 02, 2013

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Walter Energy, Inc. ( WLT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WLT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -92% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $11.19, the dividend yield is .36%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WLT was $11.19, representing a -72.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.32 and a 13.26% increase over the 52 week low of $9.88.

WLT is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton plc ( BBL ) and CONSOL Energy Inc. ( CNX ). WLT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$18.38. Zacks Investment Research reports WLT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -653.2%, compared to an industry average of -16.5%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to WLT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WLT as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an decrease of -13.92% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WLT at 3.48%.



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: BBL , CNX , WLT , XME

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