U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (USPH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012


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U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. ( USPH ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012. Shareholders who purchased USPH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 344.44% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $27.06, the dividend yield is 17.74%.

The previous trading day's last sale of USPH was $27.06, representing a -4.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.40 and a 52.45% increase over the 52 week low of $17.75.

USPH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as CVS Corporation ( CVS ) and Express Scripts Holding Company ( ESRX ). USPH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.86. Zacks Investment Research reports USPH's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 11.23%, compared to an industry average of -9.4%.

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

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