Astrazeneca PLC (AZN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 09, 2017

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Astrazeneca PLC ( AZN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 09, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 11, 2017. Shareholders who purchased AZN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -52.69% decrease from the prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of AZN was $30.06, representing a -15.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.60 and a 17.65% increase over the 52 week low of $25.55.

AZN is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). AZN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.05. Zacks Investment Research reports AZN's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -56.77%, compared to an industry average of 4.5%.

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

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: AZN , JNJ , PFE

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