Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 07, 2016
Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated ( PEG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 07, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2016. Shareholders who purchased PEG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PEG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $42.98, the dividend yield is 3.82%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PEG was $42.98, representing a -9.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.41 and a 16.79% increase over the 52 week low of $36.80.
PEG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXCU ). PEG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.77. Zacks Investment Research reports PEG's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -1.09%, compared to an industry average of -1.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PEG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PEG as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Russell Midcap Pure Value Portfolio ( PXMV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMV with an increase of 7.42% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PEG at 0.76%.
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