UNS Energy Corporation ( UNS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.48 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 26, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UNS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.34% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $60.58, the dividend yield is 3.17%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UNS was $60.58, representing a -0.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.79 and a 42.51% increase over the 52 week low of $42.51.
UNS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). UNS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.14. Zacks Investment Research reports UNS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.58%, compared to an industry average of 1.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to UNS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UNS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio ( PSCU )
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV )
- ProShares Merger ETF (MRGR).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an increase of 3.57% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UNS at 8.93%.