Pentair, Ltd. ( PNR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PNR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PNR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PNR was $77.6, representing a -0.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.97 and a 56.26% increase over the 52 week low of $49.66.
PNR is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). PNR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.54. Zacks Investment Research reports PNR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 33.73%, compared to an industry average of 7.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PNR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PNR as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Water Resource Port ( PHO )
- PowerShares Global Water Portfolio ( PIO )
- Guggenheim S&P Global Water ( CGW )
- First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW )
- Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PIO with an increase of 15.75% over the last 100 days. PHO has the highest percent weighting of PNR at 8.4%.