Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (QCOR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 18, 2013

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Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( QCOR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased QCOR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of QCOR was $27.56, representing a -53.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.91 and a 59.77% increase over the 52 week low of $17.25.

QCOR is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). QCOR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.17. Zacks Investment Research reports QCOR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 26.03%, compared to an industry average of 10.7%.

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

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

  • SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF ( XPH )
  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCH )
  • N/A (SHMO)
  • iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Growth Index Fund ( IJT )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 G ( SLYG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SHMO with an increase of 18.37% over the last 100 days. XPH has the highest percent weighting of QCOR at 4.45%.



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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