PulteGroup, Inc. ( PHM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 17, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PHM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that PHM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $19.42, the dividend yield is 1.03%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PHM was $19.42, representing a -10.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.75 and a 36.47% increase over the 52 week low of $14.23.
PHM is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Lennar Corporation ( LEN ) and D.R. Horton, Inc. ( DHI ). PHM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.72. Zacks Investment Research reports PHM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -19.52%, compared to an industry average of 17%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PHM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PHM as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF ( ITB )
- PowerShares Dynamic Build & Construction ( PKB )
- SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB )
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ( SPHB )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Core Portfolio ( PXSC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHB with an increase of 6.96% over the last 100 days. ITB has the highest percent weighting of PHM at 9.72%.
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