Dominion Energy, Inc. ( D ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.918 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 20, 2019. Shareholders who purchased D prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.94% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of D was $73.89, representing a -4.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.19 and a 20.09% increase over the 52 week low of $61.53.
D is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Southern Company ( SO ). D's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.73. Zacks Investment Research reports D's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 3.95%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to D through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have D as a top-10 holding:
- VanEck Vectors Uranium & Nuclear Energy ETF ( NLR )
- Fidelity MSCI Utilities Index ETF ( FUTY )
- Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
- iShares Global Utilities ETF ( JXI )
- Invesco Russell Top 200 Pure Value ETF ( PXLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FUTY with an increase of 7.49% over the last 100 days. NLR has the highest percent weighting of D at 8.37%.
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