WGL Holdings Inc (WGL) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.44
WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 25th, American Banking News reports. Investors of record on Thursday, July 10th will be given a dividend of 0.44 per share on Friday, August 1st. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.12%.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on WGL shares. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of WGL Holdings from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, May 12th. They now have a $41.30 price target on the stock. Analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of WGL Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. WGL Holdings has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $43.77.
WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL) traded up 0.83% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $42.70. The stock had a trading volume of 267,486 shares. WGL Holdings has a one year low of $35.35 and a one year high of $46.96. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $40.45 and its 200-day moving average is $39.28. The company has a market cap of $2.216 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 120.66.
WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 7th. The company reported $1.84 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.75 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $1.17 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $921.71 million. Analysts expect that WGL Holdings will post $2.38 EPS for the current fiscal year.
WGL Holdings, Inc (NYSE:WGL) is a holding company.
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