Fresenius Medical Care Corporation (FMS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2013

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Fresenius Medical Care Corporation ( FMS ) 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. ( HCA ) and DaVita healthCare Partners Inc. ( DVA ). 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%.


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

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 ( ADRU ).

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%.



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: ADRU , DVA , FMS , HCA

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