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Questar Corporation (STR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 22, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Questar Corporation ( STR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased STR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.88% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $25.85, the dividend yield is 2.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STR was $25.85, representing a -0.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.01 and a 50.29% increase over the 52 week low of $17.20.
STR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). STR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.18. Zacks Investment Research reports STR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -2.48%, compared to an industry average of 12.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STR Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to STR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STR as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ( FCG )
- EGShares India Small Cap ETF ( SCIN )
- iShares MSCI India Small-Cap ETF (SMIN)
- Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF ( VBR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VBR with an increase of 19.44% over the last 100 days. FCG has the highest percent weighting of STR at 3.81%.