Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. (PCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2014

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Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. ( PCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PCL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that PCL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $44.01, the dividend yield is 4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PCL was $44.01, representing a -19.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.62 and a 8.48% increase over the 52 week low of $40.57.

PCL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). PCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.13. Zacks Investment Research reports PCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .29%, compared to an industry average of 13.5%.

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

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

  • iShares S&P Global Timber &Forestry Index Fund ( WOOD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WOOD with an increase of 2.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PCL at 7.9%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: PCL , SPG , AMT , WOOD

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