Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PCG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013

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Pacific Gas & Electric Co. ( PCG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.455 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PCG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that PCG has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of PCG was $43.8, representing a -6.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.03 and a 11.18% increase over the 52 week low of $39.40.

PCG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). PCG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.92. Zacks Investment Research reports PCG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -17.67%, compared to an industry average of 4.5%.

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

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

  • Ml Utilities Hldr1240 (UTHYL)
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund ( KLD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IDU with an increase of 6.92% over the last 100 days. UTHYL has the highest percent weighting of PCG at 6.59%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: DUK , EXC , IDU , KLD , PCG , VPU , XLU

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