Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013


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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 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 same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of TMO was $77.04, representing a -0.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.11 and a 60.03% increase over the 52 week low of $48.14.

TMO is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). TMO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.21. Zacks Investment Research reports TMO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.7%, compared to an industry average of -3.6%.

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 )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare ( PTH )
  • First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund ( FVI )
  • First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (based on the Defin ( FTC )
  • First Trust MuFirst Trust Multi CG AlphaDEX ( FAD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FVI with an increase of 14.78% over the last 100 days. IHI has the highest percent weighting of TMO at 8.07%.

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