Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. (PCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2013


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Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. ( PCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $52.48, the dividend yield is 3.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PCL was $52.48, representing a -2.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.68 and a 48.14% increase over the 52 week low of $35.43.

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 $1.42. Zacks Investment Research reports PCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.86%, compared to an industry average of 18.4%.

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 )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CUT with an increase of 14.85% over the last 100 days. WOOD has the highest percent weighting of PCL at 8.14%.

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 Stocks: AMT , CUT , DON , PCL , SPG , WOOD

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