Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SPPI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 18, 2012


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Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( SPPI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 18, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased SPPI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $11.06, the dividend yield is 1.36%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SPPI was $11.06, representing a -36.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.48 and a 18.8% increase over the 52 week low of $9.31.

SPPI is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). SPPI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.46. Zacks Investment Research reports SPPI's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 98.08%, compared to an industry average of 12.2%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to SPPI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SPPI as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals ( PJP )
  • SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Biotech ETF ( XBI )
  • Russell 2000 High Momentum ETF (SHMO)
  • Guggenheim S&P SmallCap 600 Equal Weight ETF ( EWSM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SHMO with an increase of 18.37% over the last 100 days. PJP has the highest percent weighting of SPPI at 3.67%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: EWSM , JNJ , PFE , PJP , SPPI , XBI

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