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PPL Corporation (PPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2013

PPL Corporation ( PPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3675 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.08% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of PPL was $30.82, representing a -0.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.95 and a 15.52% increase over the 52 week low of $26.68.

PPL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). PPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.6. Zacks Investment Research reports PPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.3%, compared to an industry average of 5.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PPL Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to PPL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have PPL as a top-10 holding:

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Utilities ( PUI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VPU with an increase of 3.71% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting of PPL at 3.84%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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