WGL Ex-Dividend Reminder - 4/8/13

Tickers in this article: PEY WGL
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/8/13, WGL Holdings, Inc. WGL will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.42, payable on 5/1/13. As a percentage of WGL's recent stock price of $43.38, this dividend works out to approximately 0.97%, so look for shares of WGL Holdings, Inc. to trade 0.97% lower — all else being equal — when WGL shares open for trading on 4/8/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for WGL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.42 declared by WGL Holdings, Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WGL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.87% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, WGL makes up 1.79% of the High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ETF PEY which is trading up by about 0.3% on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, WGL Holdings, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.