UGI Corporation ( UGI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased UGI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that UGI has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of UGI was $44.25, representing a -14.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $52 and a 4.09% increase over the 52 week low of $42.51.
UGI is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and Enbridge Inc ( ENB ). UGI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.23. Zacks Investment Research reports UGI's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 12.66%, compared to an industry average of 15.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to UGI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UGI as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA Utilities Momentum Portfolio ( PUI )
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV )
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV )
- iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IJJ )
- ProShares Trust ( REGL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IJJ with an increase of 4.48% over the last 100 days. PUI has the highest percent weighting of UGI at 2.86%.
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