Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TMO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.38% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $64.78, the dividend yield is .93%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TMO was $64.78, representing a -0.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $65 and a 50.44% increase over the 52 week low of $43.06.

TMO is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). TMO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.94. Zacks Investment Research reports TMO's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 16.54%, compared to an industry average of -29.1%.

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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Medical Devices Index Fund ( IHI )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF ( RYH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RYH with an increase of 6.47% over the last 100 days. IHI has the highest percent weighting of TMO at 7.64%.



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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Referenced Stocks: CAJ , DHR , IHI , RYH , TMO

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