Vectren Corporation ( VVC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased VVC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that VVC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $38.76, the dividend yield is 3.72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VVC was $38.76, representing a -9.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.74 and a 21.77% increase over the 52 week low of $31.83.
VVC 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 ). VVC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.88. Zacks Investment Research reports VVC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.54%, compared to an industry average of 11.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to VVC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VVC as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an decrease of -1.05% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of VVC at 0.71%.