Williams Companies, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3388 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 25,
2013. Shareholders who purchased WMB stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
4.25% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of WMB was $33.83,
representing a -9.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.56 and
a 24.15% 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. (
) and National Grid Transco, PLC (
). WMB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.39. Zacks Investment Research reports WMB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -9.91%, compared to an
industry average of -5.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund (
- Guggenheim Multi-Asset Income ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is EMLP with an increase of
4.64% over the last 100 days. UTHYL has the highest percent
weighting of WMB at 5.5%.