C.R. Bard, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 24, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 09, 2014.
Shareholders who purchased BCR stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that BCR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $141.11, the dividend yield is .6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BCR was $141.11,
representing a -6.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $150.13 and
a 44.14% increase over the 52 week low of $97.90.
BCR is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as 3M Company (
) and Baxter International Inc. (
). BCR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $9.26. Zacks Investment Research reports BCR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 42.67%, compared to an
industry average of 9.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to BCR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BCR as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PTH with an decrease of
-1.86% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BCR at 3.38%.