UNITIL Corporation (UTL) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 13, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 28, 2020. Shareholders who purchased UTL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that UTL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $41.65, the dividend yield is 3.6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UTL was $41.65, representing a -36.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.76 and a 5.9% increase over the 52 week low of $39.33.
UTL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) and Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL). UTL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.15. Zacks Investment Research reports UTL's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as -3.9%, compared to an industry average of -2.8%.
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