Koninklijke Philips Electronics, N.V. (PHG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 07, 2013


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Koninklijke Philips Electronics, N.V. ( PHG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.9819 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PHG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -1.61% decrease from the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of PHG was $28.26, representing a -11.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.95 and a 64.65% increase over the 52 week low of $17.16.

PHG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as General Electric Company ( GE ) and Siemens AG ( SI ). PHG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.16. Zacks Investment Research reports PHG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.58%, compared to an industry average of 4.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PHG Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to PHG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PHG as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ( PUW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PUW with an increase of 14.22% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PHG at 2.33%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: GE , PHG , PUW , SI

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