Chemed Corp. (CHE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 27, 2014

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Chemed Corp. ( CHE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 18, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CHE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CHE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $87.72, the dividend yield is .91%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CHE was $87.72, representing a -5.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.43 and a 36.72% increase over the 52 week low of $64.16.

CHE is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as CVS Corporation ( CVS ) and Walgreen Co. ( WAG ). CHE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.11. Zacks Investment Research reports CHE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -5.17%, compared to an industry average of 6.5%.


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

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

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio ( PSCH )
  • SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF ( XHS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XHS with an increase of 6.5% over the last 100 days. PSCH has the highest percent weighting of CHE at 2.29%.



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: CHE , CVS , WAG , PSCH , XHS

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