Wisconsin Energy Corporation (WEC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 12, 2014


Wisconsin Energy Corporation ( WEC ) 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 ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). 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%.

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

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 ( DON )
  • iShares MSCI USA Size Factor ( SIZE ).

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%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: WEC , DUK , EXC , DON , SIZE

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