Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (KND) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 19, 2014

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Kindred Healthcare, Inc. ( KND ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 11, 2014. Shareholders who purchased KND stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that KND has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.32, the dividend yield is 1.97%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KND was $24.32, representing a -8.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.72 and a 102.31% increase over the 52 week low of $12.02.

KND is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as HCA Holdings, Inc. ( HCA ) and Fresenius Medical Care Corporation ( FMS ). KND's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$3.13. Zacks Investment Research reports KND's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 18.3%, compared to an industry average of 22.1%.

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

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

  • SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF ( XHS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XHS with an increase of 6.25% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KND at 2.22%.



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: KND , HCA , FMS , XHS

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