Windstream Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased WIN stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 25th
quarter that WIN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $8.73, the dividend yield is 11.45%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WIN was $8.73,
representing a -30.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.55 and
a 11.07% increase over the 52 week low of $7.86.
WIN is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
) and AT&T Inc. (
). WIN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.23. Zacks Investment Research reports WIN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -37.09%, compared to an
industry average of -6.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to WIN through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WIN as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Index Fund (
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund (
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
- Ml Telecom Holdr1240 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of
4.83% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent weighting
of WIN at 3.92%.