Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 04, 2013
Pepsico, Inc. ( PEP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5675 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PEP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.58% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $79.73, the dividend yield is 2.85%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PEP was $79.73, representing a -8.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.06 and a 18.31% 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 $4.24. Zacks Investment Research reports PEP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.42%, compared to an industry average of 3.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PEP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PEP as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC )
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
- iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF ( KXI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBJ with an increase of 6.86% over the last 100 days. IYK has the highest percent weighting of PEP at 6.99%.