AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (ABC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 14, 2013


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AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) ( ABC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.235 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ABC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.9% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $68.29, the dividend yield is 1.38%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ABC was $68.29, representing a -0.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.44 and a 71.15% increase over the 52 week low of $39.90.

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 $1.83. Zacks Investment Research reports ABC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 17.34%, compared to an industry average of .7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ABC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF ( RYH )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund ( JKG )
  • Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares ( KNOW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXH with an increase of 16.38% over the last 100 days. PTH has the highest percent weighting of ABC at 2.7%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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