Aetna Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 09, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 26, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased AET stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that AET has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $62.58, the dividend yield is 1.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AET was $62.58,
representing a -2.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.22 and
a 80.97% 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 $4.83. Zacks Investment Research reports AET's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.22%, compared to an
industry average of 15%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to AET through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AET as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF (
- First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX (
- First Trust DB Strategic Value Index Fund (FDV)
- TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (
- First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe
The top-performing ETF of this group is FDV with an increase of
15.95% over the last 100 days. IHF has the highest percent
weighting of AET at 6.92%.