Medtronic, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 03, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 26,
2013. 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 $46.8,
representing a -1.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.41 and
a 31.2% increase over the 52 week low of $35.67.
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 $3.37. Zacks Investment Research reports MDT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.7%, compared to an industry
average of 8.1%.
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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:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care (
- PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Medical Devices Index Fund (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IHI with an increase of
13.88% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent
weighting of MDT at 2.7%.