An image of a smartphone and a pen
Markets

NewJersey Resources Corporation (NJR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

NewJersey Resources Corporation ( NJR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NJR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NJR has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of NJR was $45.27, representing a -4.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.53 and a 17.55% increase over the 52 week low of $38.51.

NJR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ). NJR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.29. Zacks Investment Research reports NJR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -3.7%, compared to an industry average of 5.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NJR Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to NJR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have NJR as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCU )
  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 11.21% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent weighting of NJR at 7.75%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

In This Story

DES PSCU PEY NJR UGP CQP

Other Topics

Stocks