ResMed Inc. (RMD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 17, 2013

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ResMed Inc. ( RMD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 18, 2013. 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 $50.54, the dividend yield is 1.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RMD was $50.54, representing a -1.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.40 and a 69.48% increase over the 52 week low of $29.82.

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 $2.13. Zacks Investment Research reports RMD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 29.56%, compared to an industry average of 11.2%.

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

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 ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XHE with an increase of 13.47% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RMD at 2.48%.



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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