CVS Corporation (CVS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 22, 2013

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CVS Corporation ( CVS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CVS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 38.46% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of CVS was $51.76, representing a -0.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.95 and a 24.78% increase over the 52 week low of $41.48.

CVS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Express Scripts Holding Company ( ESRX ) and Walgreen Co. ( WAG ). CVS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.94. Zacks Investment Research reports CVS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 21.03%, compared to an industry average of 14%.

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

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

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
  • First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX ( FXG )
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio ( PXLG )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund ( IYC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXG with an increase of 9.52% over the last 100 days. XLP has the highest percent weighting of CVS at 4.58%.



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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