Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2013

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Williams Companies, Inc. ( WMB ) 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. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). 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 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 )
  • Guggenheim Multi-Asset Income ETF ( CVY ).

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%.



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: CVY , EMLP , EPD , FRAK , NGG , WMB

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