Vectren Corporation ( VVC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased VVC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of VVC was $55.15, representing a -0.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.63 and a 26.9% increase over the 52 week low of $43.46.
VVC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and Kinder Morgan, Inc. ( KMI ). VVC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.5. Zacks Investment Research reports VVC's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 4.74%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to VVC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VVC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA Utilities Momentum Portfolio ( PUI )
- iShares U.S. Utilities ETF ( IDU )
- iShares Core High Dividend ETF ( HDV )
- S&P MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats ETF ( REGL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is REGL with an increase of 11.79% over the last 100 days. PUI has the highest percent weighting of VVC at 2.14%.