Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2013

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Windstream Holdings, Inc. ( WIN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WIN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 29th quarter that WIN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $8.37, the dividend yield is 11.95%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WIN was $8.37, representing a -16.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $10 and a 11.6% 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 Vodafone Group Plc ( VOD ). WIN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.22. Zacks Investment Research reports WIN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -24.79%, compared to an industry average of 16.8%.

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 5.08% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent weighting of WIN at 4.21%.



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: CHL , DON , IYZ , VOD , VOX , WIN

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