Procter & Gamble Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 16, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.6015 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PG stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that PG has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $78.74, the dividend yield is 3.06%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PG was $78.74,
representing a -4.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.54 and a
19.61% increase over the 52 week low of $65.83.
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 $3.87. Zacks Investment Research reports PG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.1%, compared to an industry
average of 5.5%.
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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 IYK with an increase of
0.87% over the last 100 days. KXI has the highest percent weighting
of PG at 7.35%.