Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2013
Windstream Holdings, Inc. ( WIN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WIN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 29th quarter that WIN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $8.37, the dividend yield is 11.95%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WIN was $8.37, representing a -16.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $10 and a 11.6% increase over the 52 week low of $7.50.
WIN is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and Vodafone Group Plc ( VOD ). WIN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.22. Zacks Investment Research reports WIN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -24.79%, compared to an industry average of 16.8%.
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 )
- Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF ( VOX )
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of 5.08% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent weighting of WIN at 4.21%.