Precision Castparts Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.03 per share scheduled for December 31,
2012. Shareholders who purchased PCP stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
49th quarter that PCP has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $183.39, the dividend yield is .07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PCP was $183.39,
representing a -0.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $184.36 and
a 21.83% increase over the 52 week low of $150.53.
PCP is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as National-Oilwell, Inc. (
) and Baker Hughes Incorporated (
). PCP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $9.01. Zacks Investment Research reports PCP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.85%, compared to an
industry average of -3.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to PCP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PCP as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Aerospace & Defense Index Fund (
- PowerShares Aerospace & Defense (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PPA with an increase of
8.91% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent weighting
of PCP at 5.8%.