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NiSource, Inc (NI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 29, 2013

NiSource, Inc ( NI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.17% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $31.44, the dividend yield is 3.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NI was $31.44, representing a -0.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.46 and a 35.87% increase over the 52 week low of $23.14.

NI is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). NI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.55. Zacks Investment Research reports NI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.79%, compared to an industry average of 6.1%.

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

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of 10.45% over the last 100 days. RYU has the highest percent weighting of NI at 2.75%.

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.

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