PPL Corporation (PPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2014

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PPL Corporation ( PPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.3725 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.36% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of PPL was $32.31, representing a -3.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.55 and a 13.61% increase over the 52 week low of $28.44.

PPL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). PPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.74. Zacks Investment Research reports PPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -11.63%, compared to an industry average of -1%.

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:

  • First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DTN with an increase of 10.61% over the last 100 days. FXU has the highest percent weighting of PPL at 4.11%.



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: PPL , NEE , D , FXU , XLU , IDU , VPU , DTN

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