Perrigo Company (
) 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 (
) and Novartis AG (
). 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%.
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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 (
- Market Vectors Israel ETF (
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%.