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

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PPL Corporation ( PPL ) 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 ( SO ) and NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). 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%.

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:

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS ).

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%.



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.



This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: IDU , IWS , NEE , PPL , RYU , SO , VPU , XLU

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