Pfizer, Inc. (PFE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 07, 2014

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Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PFE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $29.96, the dividend yield is 3.47%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PFE was $29.96, representing a -9.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.96 and a 10.47% increase over the 52 week low of $27.12.

PFE is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Novartis AG ( NVS ). PFE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.12. Zacks Investment Research reports PFE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 1.13%, compared to an industry average of 1.3%.

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

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

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care ( XLV )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Index Fund ( IYH )
  • Vanguard Health Care ETF ( VHT )
  • Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS ( PPH )
  • iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PPH with an increase of 15.51% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent weighting of PFE at 9.03%.



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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