Perrigo Company (
) 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 (
) and Pfizer, Inc. (
). 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
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Interested in gaining exposure to PRGO through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have PRGO as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF (
- iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Pharmaceutical Index Fund (
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%.