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Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 16, 2013

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 1/14/2013 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: CL;EL;IYK;KXI;PG;PXLG;VDC;XLP

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:

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%.