WGL Holdings Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 08, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased WGL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
5% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $42.81, the dividend yield is 3.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WGL was $42.81,
representing a -7.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.22 and
a 19.05% increase over the 52 week low of $35.96.
WGL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (
) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP (
). WGL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.03. Zacks Investment Research reports WGL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.76%, compared to an
industry average of 12.5%.
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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:
- PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio (
- iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PEY with an increase of
16.18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WGL at 1.79%.