Philip Morris International Inc (PM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 23, 2013

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Philip Morris International Inc ( PM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.94 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.59% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $85.48, the dividend yield is 4.4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PM was $85.48, representing a -11.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $96.73 and a 3.69% increase over the 52 week low of $82.44.

PM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as British American Tobacco p.l.c. ( BTI ) and Altria Group ( MO ). PM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.27. Zacks Investment Research reports PM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.52%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to PM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PM as a top-10 holding:

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
  • iShares High Dividend ETF ( HDV )
  • iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF ( KXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYK with an increase of 4.49% over the last 100 days. XLP has the highest percent weighting of PM at 8.97%.



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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Referenced Stocks: BTI , HDV , IYK , KXI , MO , PM , VDC , XLP

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