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WGL Holdings Inc (WGL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 08, 2013

WGL Holdings Inc ( WGL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 08, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share scheduled for February 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WGL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WGL has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of WGL was $40.09, representing a -10.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.63 and a 11.48% increase over the 52 week low of $35.96.

WGL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ). WGL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.71. Zacks Investment Research reports WGL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -8.52%, compared to an industry average of -.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WGL Dividend History page.

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

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

  • iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund ( IWN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWN with an increase of 9.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WGL at 0.37%.

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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