Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (CORE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 18, 2012

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Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. ( CORE ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 18, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased CORE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.76% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $48.79, the dividend yield is 4.67%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CORE was $48.79, representing a -3.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.56 and a 40.28% increase over the 52 week low of $34.78.

CORE is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Sysco Corporation ( SYY ) and United Natural Foods, Inc. ( UNFI ). CORE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.53. Zacks Investment Research reports CORE's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 10.11%, compared to an industry average of 12.9%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic MagniQuant ( PIQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PIQ with an increase of 4.65% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CORE at 0.54%.



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: CORE , PIQ , SYY , UNFI

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