PPL Corporation (PPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 06, 2013

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PPL Corporation ( PPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3675 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 02, 2014. 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 $30.85, the dividend yield is 4.76%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PPL was $30.85, representing a -8.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.55 and a 10.02% increase over the 52 week low of $28.04.

PPL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ) and NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). PPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.5. Zacks Investment Research reports PPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -3.23%, compared to an industry average of -.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PPL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWS with an increase of 5.87% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting of PPL at 3.97%.



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 , IDU , IWS , NEE , PPL , VPU , XLU

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