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Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 04, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Pepsico, Inc. ( PEP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5675 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PEP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PEP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $83.7, the dividend yield is 2.71%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PEP was $83.7, representing a -3.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.06 and a 24.2% increase over the 52 week low of $67.39.
PEP is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Coca-Cola Company ( KO ) and Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ). PEP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.26. Zacks Investment Research reports PEP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.77%, compared to an industry average of -1.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PEP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PEP as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
- Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF ( VIG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VIG with an increase of 6.94% over the last 100 days. VDC has the highest percent weighting of PEP at 7.12%.