Aetna Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 09, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 26,
2013. Shareholders who purchased AET stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
14.29% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $54, the dividend yield is 1.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AET was $54,
representing a -2.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.62 and
a 56.16% increase over the 52 week low of $34.58.
AET is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (
) and WellPoint Inc. (
). AET's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.78. Zacks Investment Research reports AET's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.58%, compared to an
industry average of 10.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to AET through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AET as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Providers Index (
- First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX (
- First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe
- First Trust Multi Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXH with an increase of
20.89% over the last 100 days. IHF has the highest percent
weighting of AET at 5.81%.