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Western Gas Partners, LP (WES) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 31, 2017

Western Gas Partners, LP ( WES ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 31, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.86 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 13, 2017. Shareholders who purchased WES prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.78% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of WES was $63.77, representing a -1.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.50 and a 151.06% increase over the 52 week low of $25.40.

WES is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and Kinder Morgan, Inc. ( KMI ). WES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.2. Zacks Investment Research reports WES's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 32.53%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WES Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to WES through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have WES as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares MSCI Pacific Ex-Japan Index Fund ( EPP )
  • iShares MSCI Netherlands Index Fund ( EWN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EPP with an increase of 2.64% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WES at 2.3%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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