Williams Companies, Inc. ( WMB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 07, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 25, 2017. Shareholders who purchased WMB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WMB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $30.15, the dividend yield is 3.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WMB was $30.15, representing a -7.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.69 and a 10.24% increase over the 52 week low of $27.35.
WMB is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enbridge Inc ( ENB ) and Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ). WMB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.61. Zacks Investment Research reports WMB's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 23.33%, compared to an industry average of 11.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WMB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WMB as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ( EMLP )
- SPDR S&P Global Infrastructure ETF ( GII )
- iShares Russell Mid-cap Value ETF ( IWS )
- SPDR Russell 1000 Yield Focus ETF ( ONEY )
- iShares Russell Mid-Cap ETF ( IWR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is GII with an increase of 7.39% over the last 100 days. EMLP has the highest percent weighting of WMB at 3.44%.