ResMed Inc. (RMD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 16, 2014


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ResMed Inc. ( RMD ) 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 ( MMM ) and Baxter International Inc. ( BAX ). 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%.

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

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 ( XHE )
  • First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund ( FVD ).

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%.

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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Referenced Stocks: RMD , MMM , BAX , XHE , FVD

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