Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 26, 2014
Windstream Holdings, Inc. ( WIN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WIN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 31st quarter that WIN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $10.11, the dividend yield is 9.89%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WIN was $10.11, representing a -1.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.22 and a 40.81% increase over the 52 week low of $7.18.
WIN is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ). WIN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.33. Zacks Investment Research reports WIN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -10.59%, compared to an industry average of -2.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WIN through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WIN as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Index Fund ( IYZ )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
- SPDR S&P Telecom ETF ( XTL )
- Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF ( VOX )
- ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF ( SDOG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYU with an increase of 15.17% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent weighting of WIN at 5.44%.