Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 30, 2017

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Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 30, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.449 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CAH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CAH has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of CAH was $82.2, representing a -6.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.85 and a 31.1% increase over the 52 week low of $62.70.

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 $4.17. Zacks Investment Research reports CAH's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 3.37%, compared to an industry average of 11.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CAH Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CAH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CAH as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF ( XHS )
  • PowerShares Contrarian Opportunities Portfolio ( CNTR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XHS with an increase of 17.44% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CAH at 2.34%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Symbols: CAH , MCK , ABC , XHS ,

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