Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2013

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Pepsico, Inc. ( PEP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5675 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PEP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.58% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $81.4, the dividend yield is 2.79%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PEP was $81.4, representing a -3.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.78 and a 22.11% increase over the 52 week low of $66.66.

PEP is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. ( FMX ) and Coca-Cola Company ( KO ). PEP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.9. Zacks Investment Research reports PEP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.52%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.

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

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 ( IYK )
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio ( PXLG )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PBJ with an increase of 20.01% over the last 100 days. IYK has the highest percent weighting of PEP at 6.86%.



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