Pepsico, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.5375 per share scheduled for January 02,
2013. Shareholders who purchased PEP stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that PEP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $70.21, the dividend yield is 3.06%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PEP was $70.21,
representing a -4.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.66 and
a 12.97% increase over the 52 week low of $62.15.
PEP is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which
includes companies such as Coca-Cola Company (
) and Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (
). PEP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.75. Zacks Investment Research reports PEP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -7.62%, compared to an
industry average of 4.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to PEP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PEP as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples (
- iShares S&P Global Consumer Staples Sector Index Fund (
- iShares Morningstar Large Core Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLG with an increase of
9.22% over the last 100 days. IYK has the highest percent weighting
of PEP at 7.29%.