Fresenius Medical Care Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.4904 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 28,
2013. Shareholders who purchased FMS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-46.16% decrease from the prior year.
The previous trading day's last sale of FMS was $35.63,
representing a -8.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.10 and
a 12.1% increase over the 52 week low of $31.79.
FMS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as HCA Holdings, Inc. (
) and DaVita healthCare Partners Inc. (
). FMS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.12. Zacks Investment Research reports FMS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -50.7%, compared to an
industry average of 10.9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to FMS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FMS as a top-10 holding:
- BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRU with an increase of
10.49% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of FMS at 0.47%.