TELUS Corporation ( TU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 07, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.395 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 02, 2017. Shareholders who purchased TU prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.22% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $36.22, the dividend yield is 4.36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TU was $36.22, representing a -1.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.77 and a 19.5% increase over the 52 week low of $30.31.
TU is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as AT&T Inc. ( T ) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ). TU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.58. Zacks Investment Research reports TU's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 7.69%, compared to an industry average of 9.5%.