Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 27, 2013
Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CAH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 27.91% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of CAH was $42.05, representing a -10.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.23 and a 13.93% increase over the 52 week low of $36.91.
CAH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as McKesson Corporation ( MCK ) and AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) ( ABC ). CAH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.3. Zacks Investment Research reports CAH's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.13%, compared to an industry average of 13.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CAH Dividend History page.