Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 11, 2013

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Mead Johnson Nutrition Company ( MJN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 11, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of MJN was $75.59, representing a -14.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.72 and a 23.37% increase over the 52 week low of $61.27.

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 $2.96. Zacks Investment Research reports MJN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.31%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

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:

  • First Trust IPOX-100 Index Fund ( FPX )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Growth Index Fund ( IWP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FPX with an increase of 17.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MJN at 2.47%.



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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