Wisconsin Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 12, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WEC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 13.33% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of WEC was $40,
representing a -3.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.48 and
a 18.62% increase over the 52 week low of $33.72.
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 $2.35. Zacks Investment Research reports WEC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.55%, compared to an
industry average of 5.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to WEC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WEC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF (
- Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SPLV with an increase of
4.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WEC at 1.18%.