Wisconsin Energy To Trade Ex-Dividend

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According to Dividend Channel, on 8/10/11, Wisconsin Energy Corp. (WEC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.26, payable on 9/1/11. As a percentage of WEC's recent stock price of $29.52, this dividend works out to approximately 0.88%.

Below is a dividend history chart for WEC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.26 declared by Wisconsin Energy Corp.:

WEC Dividend History
Date Div*
05/11/11 0.260
02/10/11 0.260
11/09/10 0.200
08/11/10 0.200
05/12/10 0.200
02/10/10 0.200
11/10/09 0.169
08/12/09 0.169
05/12/09 0.169
02/11/09 0.169
11/12/08 0.135
08/12/08 0.135
05/12/08 0.135
02/12/08 0.135
11/09/07 0.125
08/10/07 0.125
05/10/07 0.125
02/12/07 0.125
11/10/06 0.115
08/10/06 0.115
05/10/06 0.115
02/10/06 0.115
11/08/05 0.110
08/10/05 0.110
05/11/05 0.110
02/09/05 0.110
11/09/04 0.105
08/11/04 0.105
05/12/04 0.105
02/11/04 0.100
11/12/03 0.100
08/12/03 0.100
05/12/03 0.100
02/12/03 0.100
11/12/02 0.100
08/12/02 0.100
05/10/02 0.100
02/12/02 0.100
11/09/01 0.100
08/10/01 0.100
05/10/01 0.100
02/12/01 0.100
11/10/00 0.100
08/10/00 0.195
05/10/00 0.195
02/10/00 0.195
11/09/99 0.195
08/10/99 0.195
05/10/99 0.195
02/10/99 0.195
11/09/98 0.195
08/10/98 0.195
05/08/98 0.195
02/10/98 0.193
11/10/97 0.193
08/11/97 0.193
05/09/97 0.193
02/11/97 0.190
11/08/96 0.190
08/09/96 0.190
05/09/96 0.190
02/09/96 0.184
11/06/95 0.184
08/04/95 0.184
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.

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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 WEC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.52% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, WEC makes up 1.79% of the Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF (XLU) which is trading lower by about 0.7% on the day Monday.

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WEC operates in the Electric Utilities sector, among companies like Tennessee Valley Authority (TVE) which is off about 0.2% today, and Progress Energy, Inc. (PGN) trading lower by about 0.6%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of WEC, versus TVE and PGN.

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WEC,TVE,PGN Relative Performance Chart

In Monday trading, Wisconsin Energy Corp. shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.


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