WGL Holdings Inc ( WGL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 09, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.51 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WGL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WGL has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WGL was $86.05, representing a -0.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $86.89 and a 17.03% increase over the 52 week low of $73.53.
WGL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ) and Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ). WGL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.74. Zacks Investment Research reports WGL's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 14.66%, compared to an industry average of 3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WGL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WGL as a top-10 holding:
- ProShares S&P MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats ETF ( REGL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is REGL with an increase of 6.81% over the last 100 days.