PPL Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3725 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01,
2014. Shareholders who purchased PPL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
1.36% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $34.86, the dividend yield is 4.27%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PPL was $34.86,
representing a -1.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.25 and
a 22.57% increase over the 52 week low of $28.44.
PPL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). PPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.58. Zacks Investment Research reports PPL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -9.25%, compared to an
industry average of 1.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to PPL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PPL as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- Market Vectors Uranium & Nuclear Energy ETF (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund (
- ProShares Ultra Utilities (
The top-performing ETF of this group is UPW with an increase of
29.57% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent
weighting of PPL at 4.24%.