Encompass Health Corporation (EHC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 29, 2019

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Encompass Health Corporation ( EHC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 29, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2019. 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.

The previous trading day's last sale of EHC was $58.46, representing a -29.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.46 and a 5.52% increase over the 52 week low of $55.40.

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 $2.93. Zacks Investment Research reports EHC's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 3.7%, compared to an industry average of 10.4%.

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:

  • First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX ( FXH )
  • First Trust Mid Cap US Equity Select ETF ( RNMC )
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Small-Cap ETF ( SMLF )
  • John Hancock Multifactor Small Cap ETF ( JHSC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RNMC with an increase of 3.73% over the last 100 days. FXH has the highest percent weighting of EHC at 2.32%.

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
Referenced Symbols: EHC , HCA , FMS , FXH , RNMC , SMLF , JHSC

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