Perrigo Company (PRGO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014

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Perrigo Company ( PRGO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.105 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 18, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PRGO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $160.51, the dividend yield is .07%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PRGO was $160.51, representing a -1.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $162.35 and a 11.11% increase over the 52 week low of $144.46.

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 $2.74. Zacks Investment Research reports PRGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 17.53%, 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:

  • Market Vectors Israel ETF ( ISRA )
  • iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Growth Index Fund ( JKH )
  • WCM BNY Mellon Focused Growth ADR ETF ( AADR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IHE with an increase of 24.28% over the last 100 days. ISRA has the highest percent weighting of PRGO at 9.66%.



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