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ResMed Inc. (RMD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 15, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
ResMed Inc. ( RMD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RMD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 47.06% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $51.25, the dividend yield is 1.95%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RMD was $51.25, representing a -10.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.34 and a 34.59% increase over the 52 week low of $38.08.
RMD is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as 3M Company ( MMM ) and Baxter International Inc. ( BAX ). RMD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.17. Zacks Investment Research reports RMD's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 16.22%, compared to an industry average of 5.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to RMD through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RMD as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/BARRA Growth Index Fund ( IJK )
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Growt ( MDYG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IJK with an increase of 15.89% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RMD at 1%.