Windstream Corporation (WIN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 26, 2013


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Windstream Corporation ( WIN ) 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. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). 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%.

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

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 ( IYZ )
  • Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF ( VOX )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).

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%.

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 Stocks: CHL , DON , IYZ , T , VOX , WIN

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