Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2013

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Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated ( PEG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of PEG was $32.85, representing a -3.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.07 and a 13.61% 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 $2.51. Zacks Investment Research reports PEG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -4%, compared to an industry average of 5.9%.

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 ).

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 , FXU , PEG

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