Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2013

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Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated ( PEG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PEG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.41% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $33.09, the dividend yield is 4.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PEG was $33.09, representing a -10.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $37 and a 13.91% increase over the 52 week low of $29.05.

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 $2.17. Zacks Investment Research reports PEG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -1.6%, compared to an industry average of 4.9%.

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:

  • Ml Utilities Hldr1240 (UTHYL)
  • First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio ( SPHD )
  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXU with an increase of 12.85% over the last 100 days. UTHYL 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: DTN , DUK , EXC , FXU , PEG , SPHD

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