Windstream Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased WIN stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
27th quarter that WIN has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $7.84, the dividend yield is 12.76%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WIN was $7.84,
representing a -28.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.04 and
a 1.16% increase over the 52 week low of $7.75.
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 $.29. Zacks Investment Research reports WIN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -8%, compared to an industry
average of 3.9%.
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 (
- Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF (
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund (
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
- Ml Telecom Holdr1240 (TTHYL).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of
11.03% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent
weighting of WIN at 4.24%.