Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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Mead Johnson Nutrition Company ( MJN ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share scheduled for January 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MJN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MJN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $66.47, the dividend yield is 1.81%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MJN was $66.47, representing a -25.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.72 and a 9.65% increase over the 52 week low of $60.62.

MJN is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Unilever PLC ( UL ) and Unilever NV ( UN ). MJN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.72. Zacks Investment Research reports MJN's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 9.1%, compared to an industry average of 8.6%.

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

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

  • iShares Russell MidCap Growth Index Fund ( IWP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWP with an increase of 5.69% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MJN at 0.75%.



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: IWP , MJN , UL , UN

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