Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 21, 2013

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Novo Nordisk A/S ( NVO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $3.1838 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NVO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 27.51% increase over the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of NVO was $166.45, representing a -14.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $194.44 and a 28.63% increase over the 52 week low of $129.41.

NVO is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). NVO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.8. Zacks Investment Research reports NVO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.66%, compared to an industry average of -.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NVO Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to NVO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NVO as a top-10 holding:

  • Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS ( PPH )
  • WCM BNY Mellon Focused Growth ADR ETF ( AADR )
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Growth ETF ( RWG )
  • Direxion Developed Markets Bull 3x Shares ( DZK )
  • BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DZK with an increase of 26.09% over the last 100 days. PPH has the highest percent weighting of NVO at 4.67%.



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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