PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. ( PNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $67.19, the dividend yield is 2.62%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PNC was $67.19, representing a -1.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.89 and a 25.92% increase over the 52 week low of $53.36.
PNC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). PNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.31. Zacks Investment Research reports PNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.51%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PNC Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to PNC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PNC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund ( IAT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYG with an increase of 20.6% over the last 100 days. KBWB has the highest percent weighting of PNC at 3.83%.