WGL Holdings Inc (WGL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 08, 2014


WGL Holdings Inc ( WGL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WGL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.76% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $41.94, the dividend yield is 4.2%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WGL was $41.94, representing a -10.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.96 and a 18.63% increase over the 52 week low of $35.36.

WGL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ) and Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ). WGL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.35. Zacks Investment Research reports WGL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.58%, compared to an industry average of 10.8%.

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

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

  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 10.3% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WGL at 0.89%.

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: WGL , LNG , UGP , DES

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