ITC Holdings Corp. ( ITC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.1875 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased ITC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ITC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of ITC was $40.68, representing a -1.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.49 and a 34.12% increase over the 52 week low of $30.33.
ITC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Southern Company ( SO ). ITC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.61. Zacks Investment Research reports ITC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 9.05%, compared to an industry average of 1.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ITC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ITC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio ( PBW ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBW with an decrease of -6.1% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ITC at 3.55%.