Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. (PCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2013

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Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. ( PCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PCL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.76% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $47.18, the dividend yield is 3.73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PCL was $47.18, representing a -13.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.62 and a 18.54% increase over the 52 week low of $39.80.

PCL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). PCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.48. Zacks Investment Research reports PCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.67%, compared to an industry average of 20.6%.

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

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 )
  • Guggenheim Timber ETF ( CUT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CUT with an increase of 2.01% over the last 100 days. WOOD has the highest percent weighting of PCL at 7.99%.



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: CUT , PCL , PSA , SPG , WOOD

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