Precision Castparts Corporation (PCP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 05, 2014

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

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PCP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( ITA )
  • PowerShares Aerospace & Defense ( PPA )
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Growth ETF ( RWG ).

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%.



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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Referenced Stocks: PCP , NOV , BHI , ITA , PPA , RWG

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