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

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Williams Partners L.P. ( WPZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.8775 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WPZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.74% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $52.81, the dividend yield is 6.65%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WPZ was $52.81, representing a -3.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.66 and a 17.33% 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 $1.75. Zacks Investment Research reports WPZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -24.38%, compared to an industry average of -6.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WPZ Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 1.76% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WPZ at 4.15%.



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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