Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 16, 2013

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

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 0.87% over the last 100 days. KXI has the highest percent weighting of PG at 7.35%.



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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