PPL Corporation (PPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 06, 2012

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PPL Corporation ( PPL ) 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 ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). 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 PPL Dividend History page.

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 ( XLU )
  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF ( SPLV )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund ( IWR ).

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%.



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: D , IWR , IWS , PEY , PPL , SO , SPLV , XLU

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