Chemed Corp. (
) 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 (
) and Walgreen Co. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF (
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%.