Primus Telecommunications Group Inc. (PTGI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2013

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Primus Telecommunications Group Inc. ( PTGI ) 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. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). 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%.

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



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