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WGL Holdings Inc (WGL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 08, 2015

WGL Holdings Inc ( WGL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.4625 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2015. Shareholders who purchased WGL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.11% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $57.2, the dividend yield is 3.23%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WGL was $57.2, representing a -3.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.08 and a 51.44% increase over the 52 week low of $37.77.

WGL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ) and Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ). WGL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.97. Zacks Investment Research reports WGL's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 6.06%, compared to an industry average of .9%.

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

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

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

  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 3.28% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WGL at 0.69%.

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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