Procter & Gamble Company (PG) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 22, 2021. A cash dividend payment of $0.87 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 16, 2021. Shareholders who purchased PG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.99% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $139.69, the dividend yield is 2.49%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PG was $139.69, representing a -4.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $146.92 and a 14.93% increase over the 52 week low of $121.54.
PG is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Unilever PLC (UL) and Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (EL). PG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.43. Zacks Investment Research reports PG's forecasted earnings growth in 2021 as 10.04%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PG as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF (PG)
- iShares U.S. ETF Trust (PG)
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Staples (PG)
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (PG)
- iShares U.S. Consumer Goods ETF (PG).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KXI with an increase of 10.65% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PG at 8.7%.
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