Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (QCOR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( QCOR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012. Shareholders who purchased QCOR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $26.83, the dividend yield is 2.98%.

The previous trading day's last sale of QCOR was $26.83, representing a -54.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.91 and a 55.54% 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 $2.62. Zacks Investment Research reports QCOR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 147.11%, compared to an industry average of 11.5%.

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:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCH )
  • Russell 2000 High Momentum ETF (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. PSCH has the highest percent weighting of QCOR at 4.29%.



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: IJT , JNJ , PFE , PSCH , QCOR , SLYG

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