Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. ( BWP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 10, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 19, 2016. Shareholders who purchased BWP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that BWP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $16.05, the dividend yield is 2.49%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BWP was $16.05, representing a -8.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.47 and a 81.15% increase over the 52 week low of $8.86.
BWP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ) and Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ). BWP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.97. Zacks Investment Research reports BWP's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 21.84%, compared to an industry average of .7%.
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