Walter Energy, Inc. (WLT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2013

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Walter Energy, Inc. ( WLT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WLT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that WLT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.57, the dividend yield is 2.85%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WLT was $17.57, representing a -73.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.53 and a 9.27% increase over the 52 week low of $16.08.

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 -381.51%, compared to an industry average of -9.5%.

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:

  • Market Vectors Coal ETF ( KOL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KOL with an decrease of -5.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WLT at 3.23%.



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 , KOL , WLT

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