UGI Corporation ( UGI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2825 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UGI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that UGI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $40.38, the dividend yield is 2.8%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UGI was $40.38, representing a -6.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.24 and a 26.38% increase over the 52 week low of $31.95.
UGI is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). UGI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.4. Zacks Investment Research reports UGI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.2%, compared to an industry average of 5.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to UGI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UGI as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ( EMLP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EMLP with an decrease of -4.72% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UGI at 3.1%.