Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2012

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Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated ( PEG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.355 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased PEG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PEG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $30.09, the dividend yield is 4.72%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PEG was $30.09, representing a -11.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.07 and a 4.06% increase over the 52 week low of $28.92.

PEG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). PEG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.78. Zacks Investment Research reports PEG's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -12.8%, compared to an industry average of -1.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PEG Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to PEG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PEG as a top-10 holding:

  • Utilities HOLDRS Trust ( UTHYL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is UTHYL with an decrease of 0% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PEG at 6.05%.



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: DUK , EXC , PEG , UTHYL

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