Windstream Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WIN stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 28th quarter that WIN has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $8.61, the dividend yield is 11.61%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WIN was $8.61,
representing a -21.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.01 and
a 14.8% increase over the 52 week low of $7.50.
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 $.26. Zacks Investment Research reports WIN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -18.7%, compared to an
industry average of 14.6%.
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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 MidCap Dividend Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of
5.43% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent weighting
of WIN at 4.58%.