Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (
) 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. (
) and Danaher Corporation (
). 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
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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 Dow Jones U.S. Medical Devices Index Fund (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF (
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%.