Pfizer, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 05, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 04, 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of PFE was $30.6,
representing a -5.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.50 and
a 14.22% increase over the 52 week low of $26.79.
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 $3.14. Zacks Investment Research reports PFE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.34%, compared to an
industry average of -1.7%.
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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
12.03% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent
weighting of PFE at 9.14%.