AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ABC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 61.54% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of ABC was $46.89,
representing a -0.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.90 and
a 32.16% increase over the 52 week low of $35.48.
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 $2.89. Zacks Investment Research reports ABC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.7%, compared to an
industry average of 13.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio (
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Anti Beta Fund ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PTH with an increase of
6.86% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of ABC at 2.49%.