Pfizer, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 04,
2013. Shareholders who purchased PFE stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
9.09% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $28.72, the dividend yield is 3.34%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PFE was $28.72,
representing a -7.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.15 and a
34.21% increase over the 52 week low of $21.40.
PFE is a part of the Consumer Durables 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 .91%, compared to an industry
average of -3.2%.
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:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Pharmaceutical Index Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Index Fund (
- Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS (
- Vanguard Health Care ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYH with an increase of
17.28% over the last 100 days. IHE has the highest percent
weighting of PFE at 9.69%.