Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 22, 2014

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Procter & Gamble Company ( PG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.6015 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 18, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PG has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of PG was $79.88, representing a -6.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.82 and a 14.65% increase over the 52 week low of $69.67.

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 $3.95. Zacks Investment Research reports PG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.38%, compared to an industry average of 13.2%.


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 IYK with an increase of 5.88% over the last 100 days. KXI has the highest percent weighting of PG at 7.14%.



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

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