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Perrigo Company (PRGO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 26, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Perrigo Company ( PRGO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PRGO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that PRGO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $155.28, the dividend yield is .23%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PRGO was $155.28, representing a -0.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $156.10 and a 57.18% increase over the 52 week low of $98.79.
PRGO is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). PRGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.73. Zacks Investment Research reports PRGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 17.69%, compared to an industry average of 7.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PRGO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PRGO as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Israel ETF ( ISRA )
- SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF ( XPH )
- iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF ( RYH ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XPH with an increase of 23.58% over the last 100 days. ISRA has the highest percent weighting of PRGO at 9.82%.