Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 01, 2013

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Williams Partners L.P. ( WPZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.8475 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WPZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.42% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $53.89, the dividend yield is 6.29%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WPZ was $53.89, representing a -7.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.26 and a 19.73% 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 $1.94. Zacks Investment Research reports WPZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -3.51%, compared to an industry average of -.7%.

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 9.43% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WPZ at 4.51%.

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: AMLP , EPD , NGG , WPZ

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