Questar Corporation ( STR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased STR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.56% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $24, the dividend yield is 3.17%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STR was $24, representing a -3.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.86 and a 11.94% increase over the 52 week low of $21.44.
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 $.98. Zacks Investment Research reports STR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.51%, compared to an industry average of 9%.