People's United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 30, 2013

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People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1625 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PBCT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.56% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $15.23, the dividend yield is 4.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PBCT was $15.23, representing a -2.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.67 and a 35.98% increase over the 52 week low of $11.20.

PBCT is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HBC ) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ). PBCT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.72. Zacks Investment Research reports PBCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.48%, compared to an industry average of -1.8%.

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

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

  • SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF ( KME )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio ( PXMC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMC with an increase of 12.4% over the last 100 days. KME has the highest percent weighting of PBCT at 2.56%.



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: ETFC , HBC , KME , PBCT , PXMC

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