PPL Corporation (
) 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 (
) and NextEra Energy, Inc. (
). 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
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 (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (
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%.