PPL Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 06, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.3675 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PPL stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that PPL has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $30.72, the dividend yield is 4.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PPL was $30.72,
representing a -8.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.55 and
a 10.74% increase over the 52 week low of $27.74.
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 $2.49. Zacks Investment Research reports PPL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -3.03%, compared to an
industry average of 1.3%.
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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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (
- iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWS with an increase of
3.26% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting
of PPL at 4.13%.