EQT Midstream Partners, LP ( EQM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased EQM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.52% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $77.03, the dividend yield is 2.54%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EQM was $77.03, representing a -0.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.77 and a 82.71% increase over the 52 week low of $42.16.
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 $2.41. Zacks Investment Research reports EQM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 23.98%, compared to an industry average of 16.6%.