HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 30, 2013


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HealthSouth Corporation ( HLS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HLS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $33.75, the dividend yield is 2.13%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HLS was $33.75, representing a -8.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.01 and a 65.2% increase over the 52 week low of $20.43.

HLS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Fresenius Medical Care Corporation ( FMS ) and HCA Holdings, Inc. ( HCA ). HLS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.16. Zacks Investment Research reports HLS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.1%, compared to an industry average of 4.1%.

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.

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