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