Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (QCOR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 27, 2014


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Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( QCOR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 08, 2014. Shareholders who purchased QCOR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that QCOR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $91.87, the dividend yield is 1.31%.

The previous trading day's last sale of QCOR was $91.87, representing a -2.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $94.44 and a 107.29% increase over the 52 week low of $44.32.

QCOR is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Novartis AG ( NVS ). QCOR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.28. Zacks Investment Research reports QCOR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 49.5%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the QCOR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio ( PSCH )
  • SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF ( XPH )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals ( PJP )
  • IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF ( MNA )
  • First Trust NASDAQ Rising Dividend Achievers ETF ( RDVY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XPH with an increase of 12.99% over the last 100 days. PSCH has the highest percent weighting of QCOR at 6.9%.

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

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