Western Gas Equity Partners, LP (WGP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 28, 2014


Western Gas Equity Partners, LP ( WGP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WGP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.11% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $48.75, the dividend yield is 2.05%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WGP was $48.75, representing a -3.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.52 and a 41.8% increase over the 52 week low of $34.38.

WGP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). WGP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.71. Zacks Investment Research reports WGP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 33.1%, compared to an industry average of 26.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WGP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: WGP , EPD , NGG

Find a Credit Card

Select a credit card product by:
Select an offer:
Data Provided by BankRate.com