Western Gas Partners, LP (WES) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 30, 2013
Western Gas Partners, LP ( WES ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WES stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of WES was $51.03, representing a -4.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.17 and a 27.54% increase over the 52 week low of $40.01.
WES is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). WES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.49. Zacks Investment Research reports WES's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -5.08%, compared to an industry average of -9.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WES Dividend History page.