Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 16, 2013
Procter & Gamble Company ( PG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.562 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PG has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PG was $69.22, representing a -2.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.99 and a 17.18% increase over the 52 week low of $59.07.
PG is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Colgate-Palmolive Company ( CL ) and Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. ( EL ). PG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.59. Zacks Investment Research reports PG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.96%, compared to an industry average of 11.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PG Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to PG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PG as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Global Consumer Staples Sector Index Fund ( KXI )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio ( PXLG )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLG with an increase of 7.75% over the last 100 days. KXI has the highest percent weighting of PG at 6.86%.