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Windstream Corporation (WIN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

Windstream Corporation ( WIN ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WIN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 25th quarter that WIN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $8.73, the dividend yield is 11.45%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WIN was $8.73, representing a -30.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.55 and a 11.07% increase over the 52 week low of $7.86.

WIN is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). WIN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.23. Zacks Investment Research reports WIN's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -37.09%, compared to an industry average of -6.9%.

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

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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Index Fund ( IYZ )
  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON )
  • Ml Telecom Holdr1240 ( TTHYL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of 4.83% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent weighting of WIN at 3.92%.

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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