Black Hills Corporation ( BKH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 16, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.475 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased BKH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.74% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $58.8, the dividend yield is 3.23%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BKH was $58.8, representing a -18.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.02 and a 2.69% increase over the 52 week low of $57.26.
BKH is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Energy, Inc. ( D ). BKH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.62. Zacks Investment Research reports BKH's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 5.02%, compared to an industry average of 2.7%.