Pfizer, Inc. (PFE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 31, 2013

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Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PFE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PFE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $29.54, the dividend yield is 3.25%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PFE was $29.54, representing a -5.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.15 and a 25.44% increase over the 52 week low of $23.55.

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 $2.09. Zacks Investment Research reports PFE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -1.33%, compared to an industry average of -3.9%.

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

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 )
  • Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS ( PPH )
  • iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE )
  • Vanguard Health Care ETF ( VHT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VHT with an increase of 16.02% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent weighting of PFE at 9.92%.



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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