Cardinal Health, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 30, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.3025 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CAH stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that CAH has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $67.48, the dividend yield is 1.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CAH was $67.48,
representing a -0.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.75 and a
66.66% increase over the 52 week low of $40.49.
CAH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as McKesson Corporation (
) and AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (
). CAH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.15. Zacks Investment Research reports CAH's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -.8%, compared to an industry
average of 4.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to CAH through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CAH as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF (
- iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund (
- First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYH with an increase of
9.05% over the last 100 days. PTH has the highest percent weighting
of CAH at 2.75%.