Potlatch Corporation (PCH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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Potlatch Corporation ( PCH ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased PCH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that PCH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $39, the dividend yield is 3.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PCH was $39, representing a -0.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.21 and a 39.19% increase over the 52 week low of $28.02.

PCH is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). PCH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.68. Zacks Investment Research reports PCH's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -1.8%, compared to an industry average of 15.8%.

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

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

  • iShares S&P Global Timber &Forestry Index Fund ( WOOD )
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES )
  • Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Equal Weight ETF ( EWMD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WOOD with an increase of 13.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PCH at 5.41%.



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: AMT , DES , EWMD , PCH , SPG , WOOD

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