AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (ABC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 16, 2013

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AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) ( ABC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ABC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ABC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $54.96, the dividend yield is 1.53%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ABC was $54.96, representing a -3.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.91 and a 52.92% increase over the 52 week low of $35.94.

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 8.2%, compared to an industry average of 5.4%.

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 )
  • TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF ( TTFS )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio ( PXLC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXH with an increase of 21.48% over the last 100 days. PTH has the highest percent weighting of ABC at 2.49%.



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