Walgreen Co. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.315 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 12, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WAG stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that WAG has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WAG was $64.2,
representing a -0.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.71 and
a 61.55% increase over the 52 week low of $39.74.
WAG is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as CVS Corporation (
) and Express Scripts Holding Company (
). WAG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.85. Zacks Investment Research reports WAG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.84%, compared to an
industry average of 11.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to WAG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WAG as a top-10 holding:
- Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS (
- First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples (
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RTH with an increase of
3.18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WAG at 5.18%.