Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 18, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased QCOR stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $66.73, the dividend yield is 1.8%.
The previous trading day's last sale of QCOR was $66.73,
representing a -10.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.76 and
a 209.94% increase over the 52 week low of $21.53.
QCOR is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as Johnson & Johnson (
) and Pfizer, Inc. (
). QCOR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.71. Zacks Investment Research reports QCOR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 52.06%, compared to an
industry average of 13.5%.
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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
- SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals (
- iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Growth Index Fund (
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P
SmallCap 600 G (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCH with an increase of
19.53% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of QCOR at 5.56%.