AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 15, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ABC stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that ABC has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $58.14, the dividend yield is 1.44%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ABC was $58.14,
representing a -2.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.75 and
a 58.29% increase over the 52 week low of $36.73.
ABC is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as McKesson Corporation (
) and Cardinal Health, Inc. (
). ABC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.27. Zacks Investment Research reports ABC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.91%, compared to an
industry average of .9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to ABC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ABC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare (
- First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund (
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Anti Beta Fund ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PTH with an increase of
14.57% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of ABC at 2.57%.