Vectren Corporation ( VVC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased VVC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.14% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of VVC was $62.52, representing a -10.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.86 and a 15.68% increase over the 52 week low of $54.04.
VVC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enbridge Inc ( ENB ) and Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ). VVC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.71. Zacks Investment Research reports VVC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 2.65%, compared to an industry average of 10.4%.