Pearson, Plc (PSO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 02, 2014

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Pearson, Plc ( PSO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 02, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.53344 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PSO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 116.75% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $17.81, the dividend yield is 11.98%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PSO was $17.81, representing a -20.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.40 and a 7.42% increase over the 52 week low of $16.58.

PSO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company ( HMHC ) and Scholastic Corporation ( SCHL ). Zacks Investment Research reports PSO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.82%, compared to an industry average of 2.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PSO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares Intl Dividend Achievers ( PID )
  • BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRU )
  • BLDRS Developed Markets 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRU with an increase of 2.4% over the last 100 days. PID has the highest percent weighting of PSO at 1.93%.



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: PSO , HMHC , SCHL , PID , ADRU , ADRD

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