Encompass Health Corporation (EHC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 29, 2018

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Encompass Health Corporation ( EHC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 29, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 16, 2018. Shareholders who purchased EHC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that EHC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $67.08, the dividend yield is 1.49%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EHC was $67.08, representing a -3.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.60 and a 58.92% increase over the 52 week low of $42.21.

EHC is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as HCA Healthcare, Inc. ( HCA ) and Fresenius Medical Care Corporation ( FMS ). EHC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.82. Zacks Investment Research reports EHC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 22.92%, compared to an industry average of 19.8%.

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

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

  • Vanguard Russell 2000 Growth ETF ( VTWG )
  • Vanguard Russell 2000 ETF ( VTWO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VTWG with an increase of 6.7% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EHC at 0.54%.

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: EHC , HCA , FMS , VTWG , VTWO

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