Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 23, 2014

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Procter & Gamble Company ( PG ) 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 ( UL ) and Unilever NV ( UN ). 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%.

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

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 ( KXI )
  • iShares High Dividend ETF ( HDV )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK ).

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%.



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: PG , UL , UN , KXI , HDV , XLP , VDC , IYK

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