PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. ( PNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 13, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.51 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 05, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PNC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PNC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $89.82, the dividend yield is 2.27%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PNC was $89.82, representing a -10.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $100.52 and a 17.12% increase over the 52 week low of $76.69.
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 $7.26. Zacks Investment Research reports PNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -.48%, compared to an industry average of 5.8%.
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 U.S. Regional Banks ETF ( IAT )
- SPDR S&P Bank ETF ( KBE )
- SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF ( KRE )
- First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ( FXO ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KRE with an decrease of -2.01% over the last 100 days. KBWB has the highest percent weighting of PNC at 4.24%.
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