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.