Allergan, Inc. (AGN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 20, 2013

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Allergan, Inc. ( AGN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AGN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 24th quarter that AGN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $87.93, the dividend yield is .23%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGN was $87.93, representing a -24.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $116.45 and a 8.12% increase over the 52 week low of $81.33.

AGN is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). AGN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.11. Zacks Investment Research reports AGN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.93%, compared to an industry average of -3.7%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AGN Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to AGN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AGN as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares MSCI Netherlands Index Fund ( EWN )
  • iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EWN with an increase of 14.33% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AGN at 3.78%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: AGN , EWN , IHE , JNJ , PFE

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