Wisconsin Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 12, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.39 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01,
2014. Shareholders who purchased WEC stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
14.71% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $47.57, the dividend yield is 3.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WEC was $47.57,
representing a -3.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.21 and
a 21.85% increase over the 52 week low of $39.04.
WEC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Duke Energy Corporation (
) and Exelon Corporation (
). WEC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.66. Zacks Investment Research reports WEC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.75%, compared to an
industry average of 2.9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to WEC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WEC as a top-10 holding:
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
- iShares MSCI USA Size Factor (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of
8.42% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WEC at 1.05%.