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%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WES through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WES as a top-10 holding:
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%.