Warner Chilcott plc (WCRX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013

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Warner Chilcott plc ( WCRX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WCRX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of WCRX was $19.96, representing a -3.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.75 and a 84.05% increase over the 52 week low of $10.85.

WCRX is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). WCRX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.6. Zacks Investment Research reports WCRX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -18.2%, compared to an industry average of 8%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to WCRX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WCRX as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF ( XPH )
  • Guggenheim Multi-Asset Income ETF ( CVY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XPH with an increase of 16.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WCRX at 4.46%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: CVY , JNJ , PFE , WCRX , XPH

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