PPL Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 06, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.36 per share scheduled for January 02, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased PPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that PPL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $29.07, the dividend yield is 4.95%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PPL was $29.07,
representing a -3.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.18 and
a 8.96% increase over the 52 week low of $26.68.
PPL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Southern Company (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). PPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.78. Zacks Investment Research reports PPL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -13.68%, compared to an
industry average of -1.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio (
- PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF (
- iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund (
- iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWS with an increase of
8.04% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting
of PPL at 3.62%.