Allergan, Inc. (AGN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 21, 2013


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Allergan, Inc. ( AGN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AGN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 23rd quarter that AGN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $101.41, the dividend yield is .2%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGN was $101.41, representing a -12.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $116.45 and a 24.77% 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 $2.88. Zacks Investment Research reports AGN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.8%, compared to an industry average of -3.5%.

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:

  • Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS ( PPH )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Pharmaceutical Index Fund ( IHE )
  • SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF ( XPH )
  • iShares MSCI Netherlands Index Fund ( EWN )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF ( RYH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XPH with an increase of 22.44% over the last 100 days. PPH has the highest percent weighting of AGN at 5.02%.

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

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