Williams Companies, Inc. ( WMB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 26, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WMB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.33% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of WMB was $27.63, representing a -17.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.67 and a 3.68% increase over the 52 week low of $26.65.
WMB is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and Enbridge Inc ( ENB ). WMB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.62. Zacks Investment Research reports WMB's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 31.11%, compared to an industry average of 10%.
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