Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 27, 2014

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Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.3425 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CAH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.22% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $69.55, the dividend yield is 1.97%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CAH was $69.55, representing a -6.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.40 and a 49.51% increase over the 52 week low of $46.52.

CAH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as McKesson Corporation ( MCK ) and AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) ( ABC ). CAH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.98. Zacks Investment Research reports CAH's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.21%, compared to an industry average of 12.6%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to CAH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CAH as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR MFS Systematic Value Equity ETF ( SYV )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS )
  • First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund ( FVD )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund ( IWR )
  • ProShares Ultra Russell MidCap Value ( UVU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is UVU with an increase of 20.15% over the last 100 days. SYV has the highest percent weighting of CAH at 3.24%.

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: CAH , MCK , ABC , SYV , IWS , FVD , IWR , UVU

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