EQT Midstream Partners, LP ( EQM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.61 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased EQM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.17% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $87.3, the dividend yield is 2.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EQM was $87.3, representing a -14.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $102.51 and a 20.31% increase over the 52 week low of $72.56.
EQM is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). EQM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.96. Zacks Investment Research reports EQM's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 25.63%, compared to an industry average of 15.9%.