Medtronic, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 02, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 25,
2014. Shareholders who purchased MDT stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that MDT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MDT was $61.54,
representing a -0.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.74 and
a 35.58% increase over the 52 week low of $45.39.
MDT is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as St. Jude Medical, Inc. (
) and Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (
). MDT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.52. Zacks Investment Research reports MDT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 1.85%, compared to an
industry average of 9.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to MDT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MDT as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum Portfolio (
- Vanguard Health Care ETF (
- iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IHI with an increase of
9.96% over the last 100 days. PTH has the highest percent weighting
of MDT at 2.45%.