Procter & Gamble Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 23, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.6436 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15,
2014. Shareholders who purchased PG stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
7% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$81.56, the dividend yield is 3.16%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PG was $81.56,
representing a -4.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.82 and
a 10.8% increase over the 52 week low of $73.61.
PG is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Unilever PLC (
) and Unilever NV (
). PG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.74. Zacks Investment Research reports PG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.9%, compared to an industry
average of 5.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to PG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PG as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF (
- iShares High Dividend ETF (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples (
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is HDV with an increase of
2.79% over the last 100 days. KXI has the highest percent weighting
of PG at 6.97%.