Cigna Corporation (CI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 10, 2014

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Cigna Corporation ( CI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 09, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that CI has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of CI was $79.07, representing a -12.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $90.63 and a 34.27% increase over the 52 week low of $58.89.

CI is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) and WellPoint Inc. ( WLP ). CI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.2. Zacks Investment Research reports CI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.93%, compared to an industry average of 4.2%.


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

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

  • iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF ( IHF )
  • PowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum Portfolio ( PTH )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund ( IWR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PTH with an increase of 16.93% over the last 100 days. IHF has the highest percent weighting of CI at 6.27%.



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: CI , UNH , WLP , IHF , PTH , IWS , IWR

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