Primus Telecommunications Group Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $8.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on
August 27, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PTGI stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 1600% increase over the prior quarter. At the current
stock price of $12.42, the dividend yield is 273.75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PTGI was $12.42,
representing a -21.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.80 and
a 26.09% increase over the 52 week low of $9.85.
PTGI is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
) and AT&T Inc. (
). PTGI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.28. Zacks Investment Research reports PTGI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 99.5%, compared to an
industry average of -.6%.
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