Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 20, 2013


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Mead Johnson Nutrition Company ( MJN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MJN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $83.24, the dividend yield is 1.63%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MJN was $83.24, representing a -6.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.72 and a 35.86% increase over the 52 week low of $61.27.

MJN is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). MJN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.01. Zacks Investment Research reports MJN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.82%, compared to an industry average of 7.1%.

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:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS )
  • First Trust IPOX-100 Index Fund ( FPX )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Growth Index Fund ( IWP )
  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM )
  • Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF ( EWRI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FPX with an increase of 25.37% over the last 100 days. RHS has the highest percent weighting of MJN at 2.63%.

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

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