Chemed Corp. (CHE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2014
Chemed Corp. ( CHE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 24, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CHE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CHE has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHE was $83.89, representing a -2.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $86.24 and a 36.01% increase over the 52 week low of $61.68.
CHE is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as CVS Corporation ( CVS ) and Express Scripts Holding Company ( ESRX ). CHE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.16. Zacks Investment Research reports CHE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -3.69%, compared to an industry average of -1.8%.