National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 03, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $2.1866 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 05, 2015. Shareholders who purchased NGG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 86.6% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of NGG was $71.31, representing a -7.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.21 and a 14.56% increase over the 52 week low of $62.25.
NGG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Kinder Morgan, Inc. ( KMI ) and Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ). Zacks Investment Research reports NGG's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 1.56%, compared to an industry average of 6.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NGG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NGG as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ( EMLP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EMLP with an decrease of -0.18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NGG at 1.44%.