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

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PPL Corporation ( PPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3675 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.08% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $29.7, the dividend yield is 4.95%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PPL was $29.7, representing a -11.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.55 and a 8.95% increase over the 52 week low of $27.26.

PPL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). PPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.32. Zacks Investment Research reports PPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -5.37%, compared to an industry average of 4.9%.

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:

  • First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Utilities ( PUI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IDU with an increase of 16.87% over the last 100 days. FXU has the highest percent weighting of PPL at 3.74%.



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: FXU , IDU , NEE , PPL , PUI , SO , VPU , XLU

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