Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012
Patterson Companies, Inc. ( PDCO ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased PDCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PDCO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.35, the dividend yield is 1.68%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PDCO was $33.35, representing a -8.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.42 and a 18.43% increase over the 52 week low of $28.16.
PDCO is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) and WellPoint Inc. ( WLP ). PDCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.97. Zacks Investment Research reports PDCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.77%, compared to an industry average of 1.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PDCO Dividend History page.