Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. ( PCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PCL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 24th quarter that PCL has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PCL was $48.44, representing a -2.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.69 and a 36.73% increase over the 52 week low of $35.43.
PCL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). PCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.25. Zacks Investment Research reports PCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.29%, compared to an industry average of 22.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PCL Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to PCL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PCL as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Global Timber &Forestry Index Fund ( WOOD )
- Guggenheim Timber ETF ( CUT )
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is CUT with an increase of 15.41% over the last 100 days. WOOD has the highest percent weighting of PCL at 7.27%.