Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 22, 2014

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Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.7 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased JNJ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.06% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $100.25, the dividend yield is 2.79%.

The previous trading day's last sale of JNJ was $100.25, representing a -1.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $101.98 and a 22.08% increase over the 52 week low of $82.12.

JNJ is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Novartis AG ( NVS ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). JNJ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.24. Zacks Investment Research reports JNJ's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.6%, compared to an industry average of 1.7%.

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

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

  • Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS ( PPH )
  • iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care ( XLV )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Index Fund ( IYH )
  • Vanguard Health Care ETF ( VHT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PPH with an increase of 12.59% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of JNJ at 9.77%.



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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