Putnam Premier Income Trust ( PPT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.026 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PPT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that PPT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $5.54, the dividend yield is 5.63%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PPT was $5.54, representing a -6.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.90 and a 6.95% increase over the 52 week low of $5.18.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PPT Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to PPT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PPT as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares CEF Income Composite Portfolio ( PCEF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PCEF with an increase of 3.35% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PPT at 1.29%.
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