AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (ABC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) ( ABC ) 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 ( MCK ) and Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH ). 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 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 )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio ( PXLC )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Anti Beta Fund ETF ( BTAL ).

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%.



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 , MCK , PTH , PXLC

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