Walgreen Co. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 14, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.315 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WAG stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 14.55% increase over the same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $59.48, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of WAG was $59.48,
representing a -2.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.87 and
a 86.57% increase over the 52 week low of $31.88.
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 $2.56. Zacks Investment Research reports WAG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 13.86%, compared to an
industry average of 1.9%.
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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:
- First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples (
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (
- Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is EWRI with an increase of
13.6% over the last 100 days. FXG has the highest percent weighting
of WAG at 3.97%.