Pfizer, Inc. (PFE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 05, 2014
Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 04, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PFE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.33% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of PFE was $30.6, representing a -5.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.50 and a 14.22% increase over the 52 week low of $26.79.
PFE is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Novartis AG ( NVS ). PFE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.14. Zacks Investment Research reports PFE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.34%, compared to an industry average of -1.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PFE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PFE as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care ( XLV )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Index Fund ( IYH )
- Vanguard Health Care ETF ( VHT )
- Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS ( PPH )
- iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PPH with an increase of 12.03% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent weighting of PFE at 9.14%.