Wisconsin Energy Corporation ( WEC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.39 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WEC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WEC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $43.41, the dividend yield is 3.59%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WEC was $43.41, representing a -11.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.21 and a 9.84% increase over the 52 week low of $39.52.
WEC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). WEC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.72. Zacks Investment Research reports WEC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.17%, compared to an industry average of 1.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WEC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WEC as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of 3.18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WEC at 0.98%.