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%.