Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased TMO stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 5th quarter that TMO has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $101.93, the dividend yield is .59%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TMO was $101.93,
representing a -1.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $103.18 and
a 63.61% increase over the 52 week low of $62.30.
TMO is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Danaher Corporation (
) and ASML Holding N.V. (
). TMO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.59. Zacks Investment Research reports TMO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.5%, compared to an industry
average of .7%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to TMO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TMO as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IHI with an increase of
10.57% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of TMO at 7.89%.