Putnam Premier Income Trust (PPT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 20, 2013

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Putnam Premier Income Trust ( PPT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.026 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PPT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PPT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $5.56, the dividend yield is 5.61%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PPT was $5.56, representing a -5.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.90 and a 7.34% increase over the 52 week low of $5.18.

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

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

  • PowerShares CEF Income Composite Portfolio ( PCEF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PCEF with an increase of 0.71% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PPT at 1.26%.



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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