Questar Corporation ( STR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased STR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that STR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of STR was $23.73, representing a -1.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.05 and a 37.97% increase over the 52 week low of $17.20.
STR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). STR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.17. Zacks Investment Research reports STR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 1.62%, compared to an industry average of 4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STR Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to STR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STR as a top-10 holding:
- EGShares India Small Cap ETF ( SCIN )
- MSCI India Small Cap Index Fund (SMIN)
- Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF ( VBR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SMIN with an increase of 9.39% over the last 100 days. SCIN has the highest percent weighting of STR at 2.45%.
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