Western Gas Partners, LP (WES) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 29, 2013


Western Gas Partners, LP ( WES ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.58 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WES stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.57% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $61.23, the dividend yield is 3.79%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WES was $61.23, representing a -6.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.16 and a 35.76% increase over the 52 week low of $45.10.

WES 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 ). WES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.78. Zacks Investment Research reports WES's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.17%, compared to an industry average of 1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WES 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.

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Referenced Stocks: EPD , NGG , WES

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