Patterson Companies, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 09, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 26,
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 same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $37.97, the dividend yield is 1.69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PDCO was $37.97,
representing a -4.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.90 and
a 21.08% increase over the 52 week low of $31.36.
PDCO is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (
) and WellPoint Inc. (
). PDCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.03. Zacks Investment Research reports PDCO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.21%, compared to an
industry average of -.2%.
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