CVS Corporation (CVS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 17, 2014

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CVS Corporation ( CVS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 17, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CVS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CVS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $77.41, the dividend yield is 1.42%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CVS was $77.41, representing a -2.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.43 and a 37.45% increase over the 52 week low of $56.32.

CVS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Walgreen Co. ( WAG ) and Express Scripts Holding Company ( ESRX ). CVS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.93. Zacks Investment Research reports CVS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.46%, compared to an industry average of -3.3%.


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



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