Gas Natural Inc. ( EGAS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 11, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.045 per share scheduled for January 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EGAS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 46th quarter that EGAS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of EGAS was $9.39, representing a -19.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.68 and a 15.5% increase over the 52 week low of $8.13.
EGAS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ). EGAS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.31.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the EGAS Dividend History page.