Wisconsin Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 10, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 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 same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $43.83, the dividend yield is 3.1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WEC was $43.83,
representing a -2.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $45 and a
21.71% increase over the 52 week low of $36.01.
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 $2.37. Zacks Investment Research reports WEC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.29%, compared to an
industry average of 6.1%.
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:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (
- 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
14.42% over the last 100 days. RYU has the highest percent
weighting of WEC at 2.66%.