Medtronic, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 01, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.305 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 25,
2014. Shareholders who purchased MDT stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
8.93% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $64.12, the dividend yield is 1.9%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MDT was $64.12,
representing a -2.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.50 and
a 25.19% increase over the 52 week low of $51.22.
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 $3.01. Zacks Investment Research reports MDT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 5.84%, compared to an
industry average of 13.3%.
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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:
- iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF (
- iSharesBond Mar 2020 Corporate ex-Financials Term ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF (
- SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IHI with an increase of
12.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MDT at 9.82%.