Black Hills Corporation ( BKH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.475 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased BKH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BKH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $57.22, the dividend yield is 3.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BKH was $57.22, representing a -20.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.02 and a 13.33% increase over the 52 week low of $50.49.
BKH is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Southern Company ( SO ). BKH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.41. Zacks Investment Research reports BKH's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 1.19%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BKH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BKH as a top-10 holding:
- Principal U.S. Small-Cap Multi-Factor Index ETF ( PSC )
- Fidelity MSCI Utilities Index ETF ( FUTY )
- Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSC with an increase of 16.05% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BKH at 0.74%.
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