Perrigo Company (PRGO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 27, 2012

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Perrigo Company ( PRGO ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share scheduled for December 17, 2012. Shareholders who purchased PRGO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $102.14, the dividend yield is .35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PRGO was $102.14, representing a -15.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $120.78 and a 15.22% increase over the 52 week low of $88.65.

PRGO is a part of the Consumer Durables 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 $4.55. Zacks Investment Research reports PRGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.17%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PRGO Dividend History page.

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

  • SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF ( XPH )
  • iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index Fund ( IBB )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Pharmaceutical Index Fund ( IHE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IBB with an increase of 7.89% over the last 100 days. XPH has the highest percent weighting of PRGO at 4.35%.



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.



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Referenced Stocks: ETF , IBB , IHE , JNJ , PFE , PRGO , XPH

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