AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (ABC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 15, 2013

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AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) ( ABC ) 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 ( MCK ) and Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH ). 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%.

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

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 ( PTH )
  • First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX ( FXH )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund ( JKG )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Anti Beta Fund ETF ( BTAL ).

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%.



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: ABC , BTAL , CAH , FXH , JKG , MCK , PTH

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