PPL Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3675 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of PPL was $30.82,
representing a -0.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.95 and
a 15.52% 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 $2.6. Zacks Investment Research reports PPL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.3%, compared to an industry
average of 5.9%.
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:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VPU with an increase of
3.71% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting
of PPL at 3.84%.