Perrigo Company (PRGO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2013


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Perrigo Company ( PRGO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PRGO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PRGO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $119.22, the dividend yield is .3%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PRGO was $119.22, representing a -11.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $134.31 and a 20.68% increase over the 52 week low of $98.79.

PRGO is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). PRGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.67. Zacks Investment Research reports PRGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 16.67%, compared to an industry average of 5.6%.

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:

  • Market Vectors Israel ETF ( ISRA )
  • SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF ( XPH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XPH with an increase of 20.82% over the last 100 days. ISRA has the highest percent weighting of PRGO at 9.06%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: ISRA , JNJ , PFE , PRGO , XPH

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