Pfizer, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and Novartis AG (
). 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%.
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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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Index Fund (
- Vanguard Health Care ETF (
- Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS (
- iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF (
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%.