ITC Holdings Corp. ( ITC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1875 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased ITC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.38% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $33.84, the dividend yield is 2.22%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ITC was $33.84, representing a -23.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $44 and a 11.57% 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 9.85%, compared to an industry average of %.
Interested in gaining exposure to ITC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ITC as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund ( QCLN )
- iShares S&P India Nifty 50 Index Fund ( INDY )
- iShares MSCI India ETF (INDA)
- EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer ETF ( ECON )
- EGShares Emerging Markets Domestic Demand ETF ( EMDD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ECON with an decrease of -6.88% over the last 100 days. QCLN has the highest percent weighting of ITC at 6.89%.