Pepsico, Inc. ( PEP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.928 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 29, 2018. Shareholders who purchased PEP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.28% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $101.1, the dividend yield is 3.67%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PEP was $101.1, representing a -17.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $122.51 and a 5.38% increase over the 52 week low of $95.94.
PEP is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Coca-Cola Company ( KO ) and Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ). PEP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.39. Zacks Investment Research reports PEP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 8.76%, compared to an industry average of 9.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PEP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PEP as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Consumer Goods ETF ( IYK )
- John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Staples ETF ( JHMS )
- iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF ( KXI )
- SPDR Series Trust SPDR SSGA Gender Diversity Index ETF ( SHE )
- Vanguard Div Appreciation ETF ( VIG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SHE with an decrease of -0.5% over the last 100 days. IYK has the highest percent weighting of PEP at 6.91%.