Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 30, 2013

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Williams Partners L.P. ( WPZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.8275 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WPZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.48% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of WPZ was $50.39, representing a -19.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.75 and a 11.95% increase over the 52 week low of $45.01.

WPZ 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 ). WPZ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.58. Zacks Investment Research reports WPZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -44.69%, compared to an industry average of 4.5%.

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

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

  • Alerian MLP ETF ( AMLP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is AMLP with an increase of 4.18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WPZ at 4.58%.



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: AMLP , EPD , NGG , WPZ

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