TELUS Corporation ( TU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 07, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.3533 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 03, 2016. Shareholders who purchased TU prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.83% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $33.82, the dividend yield is 4.18%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TU was $33.82, representing a -0.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.07 and a 38.95% increase over the 52 week low of $24.34.
TU is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). TU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.8. Zacks Investment Research reports TU's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 5.39%, compared to an industry average of 1.4%.