ResMed Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17,
2014. Shareholders who purchased RMD stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that RMD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $50.6, the dividend yield is 1.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RMD was $50.6,
representing a -11.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.34 and
a 21.87% increase over the 52 week low of $41.52.
RMD is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as 3M Company (
) and Baxter International Inc. (
). RMD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.29. Zacks Investment Research reports RMD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.94%, compared to an
industry average of 16.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to RMD through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RMD as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment (
- First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FVD with an increase of
5.56% over the last 100 days. XHE has the highest percent weighting
of RMD at 1.76%.