WGL Holdings Inc (
) 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. (
) and Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.