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Aetna Inc. (AET) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 11, 2018

Aetna Inc. ( AET ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 11, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 27, 2018. Shareholders who purchased AET prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that AET has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $171.52, the dividend yield is 1.17%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AET was $171.52, representing a -11.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $194.40 and a 34.15% increase over the 52 week low of $127.86.

AET is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) and Anthem, Inc. ( ANTM ). AET's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.75. Zacks Investment Research reports AET's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 11.63%, compared to an industry average of 25.4%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to AET through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have AET as a top-10 holding:

  • Cambria Shareholder Yield ETF ( SYLD )
  • Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF ( GSLC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SYLD with an increase of 4.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AET at 0.81%.

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


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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