Medtronic, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 02, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 26,
2013. Shareholders who purchased MDT stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
7.69% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $51.47, the dividend yield is 2.18%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MDT was $51.47,
representing a -4.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.83 and
a 38.88% increase over the 52 week low of $37.06.
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 $3.38. Zacks Investment Research reports MDT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.22%, compared to an
industry average of 6%.
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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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Index Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare (
- SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment (
- iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PTH with an increase of
13.89% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent
weighting of MDT at 2.88%.