Cooper Companies, Inc. (COO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 23, 2013

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Cooper Companies, Inc. ( COO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased COO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that COO has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of COO was $97.33, representing a -3.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $100.92 and a 43.17% increase over the 52 week low of $67.98.

COO is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Luxottica Group, S.p.A. ( LUX ) and STAAR Surgical Company ( STAA ). COO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.06. Zacks Investment Research reports COO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.64%, compared to an industry average of -2.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the COO Dividend History page.

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

  • Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF ( VBK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VBK with an increase of 8.97% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of COO at 0.55%.



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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