Herbalife LTD. (HLF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 10, 2013

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Herbalife LTD. ( HLF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HLF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that HLF has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $43.66, the dividend yield is 2.75%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HLF was $43.66, representing a -22.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.39 and a 80.12% increase over the 52 week low of $24.24.

HLF is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as McKesson Corporation ( MCK ) and Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH ). HLF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.29. Zacks Investment Research reports HLF's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 18.27%, compared to an industry average of 5.3%.

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

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

  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF ( SCHG )
  • Schwab U.S. Mid Cap ETF ( SCHM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHM with an increase of 17.4% over the last 100 days. EWRM has the highest percent weighting of HLF at 0.34%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: CAH , EWRM , HLF , MCK , SCHG , SCHM

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