Precision Castparts Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31,
2014. Shareholders who purchased PCP stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
54th quarter that PCP has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PCP was $256.04,
representing a -6.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $274.96 and
a 42.2% increase over the 52 week low of $180.06.
PCP is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. (
) and Baker Hughes Incorporated (
). PCP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $11.63. Zacks Investment Research reports PCP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 21.58%, compared to an
industry average of 12.8%.
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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 U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF (
- PowerShares Aerospace & Defense (
- Columbia Select Large Cap Growth ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is ITA with an increase of
20.69% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PCP at 6.21%.