CVS Health Corporation (CVS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 23, 2018

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CVS Health Corporation ( CVS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 23, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased CVS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that CVS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $74.18, the dividend yield is 2.7%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CVS was $74.18, representing a -11.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.88 and a 23.35% increase over the 52 week low of $60.14.

CVS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. ( WBA ) and Express Scripts Holding Company ( ESRX ). CVS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.94. Zacks Investment Research reports CVS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 19.45%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.

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

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

  • iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF ( IHF )
  • VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
  • Invesco BuyBack Achievers ETF ( PKW )
  • John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Staples ETF ( JHMS )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Enhanced Value ETF ( SPVU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IHF with an increase of 11.24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CVS at 6.56%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: CVS , WBA , IHF , RTH , PKW , JHMS , SPVU

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