Precision Castparts Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased PCP stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
50th quarter that PCP has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PCP was $185.81,
representing a -4.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $194.95 and
a 23.44% increase over the 52 week low of $150.53.
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 $9.2. Zacks Investment Research reports PCP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.42%, compared to an
industry average of 5.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 6.13%.