TELUS Corporation ( TU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.4157 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased TU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 27.95% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $38.62, the dividend yield is 4.31%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TU was $38.62, representing a -0.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.76 and a 37.19% increase over the 52 week low of $28.15.
TU is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ). TU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.93. Zacks Investment Research reports TU's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.48%, compared to an industry average of .5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to TU through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TU as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust RBA Quality Income ETF ( QINC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QINC with an decrease of 0% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of TU at 2.12%.
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