Koninklijke Philips N.V. ( PHG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 13, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.88296 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased PHG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -2.9% decrease from the prior year.
The previous trading day's last sale of PHG was $26.48, representing a -7.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.75 and a 14.34% increase over the 52 week low of $23.16.
PHG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as General Electric Company ( GE ) and Emerson Electric Company ( EMR ). PHG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.69. Zacks Investment Research reports PHG's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 163.33%, compared to an industry average of -7.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PHG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PHG as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ( PUW ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PUW with an increase of 15.7% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PHG at 2.82%.