Precision Castparts Corporation (PCP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2012

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Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) 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. ( NOV ) and Baker Hughes Incorporated ( BHI ). 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%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PCP Dividend History page.

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 ( ITA )
  • PowerShares Aerospace & Defense ( PPA ).

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%.



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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