WGL Holdings, Inc. a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock With 3.9% Yield (WGL)
Fri, Feb 8, 9:56 AM ET, by ETF Channel
WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL) has been named to the Dividend Channel ''S.A.F.E. 25'' list, signifying a stock with above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 3.9% yield, as well as a superb track record of at least two decades of dividend growth, according to the most recent ''DividendRank'' report.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, WGL Holdings, Inc. is a member of the iShares S&P 1500 Index ETF (ITOT), and is also an underlying holding representing 0.51% of the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY), which holds $51,663,466 worth of WGL shares.
WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL) made the "Dividend Channel S.A.F.E. 25" list because of these qualities: S. Solid return — hefty yield and strong DividendRank characteristics; A. Accelerating amount — consistent dividend increases over time; F. Flawless history — never a missed or lowered dividend; E. Enduring — at least two decades of dividend payments.
The annualized dividend paid by WGL Holdings, Inc. is $1.68/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 04/08/2013. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for WGL, which the report stressed as being of key importance.
WGL operates in the Gas Utilities sector, among companies like ONEOK Inc. (OKE), and AGL Resources Inc. (GAS).
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