Perrigo Company (PRGO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 27, 2014


Perrigo Company ( PRGO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.105 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PRGO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PRGO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $147.99, the dividend yield is .28%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PRGO was $147.99, representing a -12.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $168.39 and a 18.04% increase over the 52 week low of $125.37.

PRGO is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Novartis AG ( NVS ). PRGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.65. Zacks Investment Research reports PRGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 15.6%, compared to an industry average of 9.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PRGO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE )
  • Market Vectors Israel ETF ( ISRA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IHE with an increase of 6.81% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PRGO at 3.49%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: PRGO , JNJ , NVS , IHE , ISRA News News

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