Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 27, 2013

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Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3025 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CAH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 27.37% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $52.4, the dividend yield is 2.31%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CAH was $52.4, representing a -2.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.92 and a 35.24% increase over the 52 week low of $38.75.

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 $.95. Zacks Investment Research reports CAH's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -4.36%, compared to an industry average of -2.2%.

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:

  • iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWS with an increase of 5.31% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CAH at 0.69%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: ABC , CAH , IWS , MCK

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