Allergan, Inc. (AGN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2013

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Allergan, Inc. ( AGN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 21, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AGN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 22nd quarter that AGN has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGN was $105.87, representing a -3.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $109.31 and a 30.25% increase over the 52 week low of $81.28.

AGN is a part of the Consumer Durables 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 $3.58. Zacks Investment Research reports AGN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.18%, compared to an industry average of -.1%.


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 Dow Jones U.S. Pharmaceutical Index Fund ( IHE )
  • Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS ( PPH )
  • SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF ( XPH )
  • iShares MSCI Netherlands Index Fund ( EWN )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Anti Beta Fund ETF ( BTAL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EWN with an increase of 6.98% over the last 100 days. IHE has the highest percent weighting of AGN at 4.89%.



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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