HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 28, 2014

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HealthSouth Corporation ( HLS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HLS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HLS has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of HLS was $35.4, representing a -4.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.01 and a 41.2% increase over the 52 week low of $25.07.

HLS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as HCA Holdings, Inc. ( HCA ) and Fresenius Medical Care Corporation ( FMS ). HLS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.41. Zacks Investment Research reports HLS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.29%, compared to an industry average of -4.8%.


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

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

  • Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF ( BIV )
  • Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF ( BLV )
  • Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF ( BND ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is BLV with an increase of 2.64% over the last 100 days. BIV has the highest percent weighting of HLS at 1.79%.



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: HLS , HCA , FMS , BIV , BLV , BND

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