Pepsico, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.5375 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PEP stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that PEP has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PEP was $75.57,
representing a -0.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.86 and
a 21.59% 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 $3.92. Zacks Investment Research reports PEP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.29%, compared to an
industry average of 8%.
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 (
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYK with an increase of
10.08% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PEP at 6.64%.