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3/4/2013 2:00:03 PM
Williams Companies, Inc. ( WMB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3388 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WMB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.25% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of WMB was $33.83, representing a -9.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.56 and a 24.15% increase over the 52 week low of $27.25.
WMB 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 ). WMB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.39. Zacks Investment Research reports WMB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -9.91%, compared to an industry average of -5.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WMB Dividend History page.
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