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Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" (VIP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 24, 2012

Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ( VIP ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 24, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.8 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VIP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 128.57% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of VIP was $11.25, representing a -10.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.55 and a 59.57% increase over the 52 week low of $7.05.

VIP is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). VIP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.6. Zacks Investment Research reports VIP's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 86.99%, compared to an industry average of -.4%.

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

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

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

  • Madrona International ETF ( FWDI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FWDI with an increase of 10.09% over the last 100 days.

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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