Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 10, 2013


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Patterson Companies, Inc. ( PDCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PDCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of PDCO was $37.29, representing a -2.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.25 and a 20.99% increase over the 52 week low of $30.82.

PDCO is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) and WellPoint Inc. ( WLP ). PDCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.99. Zacks Investment Research reports PDCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.9%, compared to an industry average of 10.5%.

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

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