Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 23, 2013

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Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.66 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased JNJ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.2% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $88.8, the dividend yield is 2.97%.

The previous trading day's last sale of JNJ was $88.8, representing a -5.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $94.42 and a 32.83% increase over the 52 week low of $66.85.

JNJ is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ) and Novartis AG ( NVS ). JNJ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.51. Zacks Investment Research reports JNJ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.32%, compared to an industry average of -3.7%.

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

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

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is IHE with an increase of 9.27% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent weighting of JNJ at 13.3%.



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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