Chemed Corp. (CHE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 10, 2017

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Chemed Corp. ( CHE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 10, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CHE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.69% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $198.79, the dividend yield is .56%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CHE was $198.79, representing a -7.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $216.01 and a 52.86% increase over the 52 week low of $130.05.

CHE is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. ( WBA ) and CVS Health Corporation ( CVS ). CHE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.99. Zacks Investment Research reports CHE's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 14.57%, compared to an industry average of 4.9%.

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

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

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio ( PSCH )
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XSLV )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 ETF ( VIOO )
  • iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF ( IJR )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 Index -- ( SLY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCH with an increase of 9.09% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CHE at 3.59%.

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