Allergan, Inc. (AGN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014
Allergan, Inc. ( AGN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 21, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AGN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 26th quarter that AGN has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of AGN was $124.5, representing a -2.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $127.98 and a 53.08% increase over the 52 week low of $81.33.
AGN is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). AGN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.27. Zacks Investment Research reports AGN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.26%, compared to an industry average of -.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AGN through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AGN as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE )
- Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS ( PPH )
- iShares MSCI Netherlands Index Fund ( EWN )
- SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF ( XPH )
- Columbia Select Large Cap Growth ETF ( RWG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XPH with an increase of 30.15% over the last 100 days. IHE has the highest percent weighting of AGN at 5.28%.