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WGL Holdings Inc (WGL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 08, 2014
By: NASDAQ.com News
WGL Holdings Inc ( WGL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WGL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WGL has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WGL was $39.31, representing a -16.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.96 and a 3.56% increase over the 52 week low of $37.96.
WGL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ). WGL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.55. Zacks Investment Research reports WGL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -3.03%, compared to an industry average of -.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WGL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WGL as a top-10 holding:
- WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 6.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WGL at 0.83%.