Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2013


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Williams Companies, Inc. ( WMB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3525 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WMB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.04% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $34.95, the dividend yield is 4.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WMB was $34.95, representing a -9.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.57 and a 28.26% increase over the 52 week low of $27.25.

WMB 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 ). WMB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.92. Zacks Investment Research reports WMB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -28.38%, compared to an industry average of 5.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WMB Dividend History page.

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

  • Ml Utilities Hldr1240 (UTHYL)
  • Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF ( FRAK )
  • First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ( EMLP )
  • iShares S&P Global Infrastructure ( IGF )
  • Guggenheim Multi-Asset Income ETF ( CVY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EMLP with an increase of 8.07% over the last 100 days. UTHYL has the highest percent weighting of WMB at 5.5%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: CVY , EMLP , EPD , FRAK , IGF , NGG , WMB

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