AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (ABC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 13, 2014
AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) ( ABC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 13, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.29 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ABC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 23.4% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $87.93, the dividend yield is 1.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ABC was $87.93, representing a -1.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $89.23 and a 40.58% increase over the 52 week low of $62.55.
ABC is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as McKesson Corporation ( MCK ) and Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH ). ABC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.16. Zacks Investment Research reports ABC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 12.7%, compared to an industry average of 8.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ABC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ABC as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKG with an increase of 2.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ABC at 1.16%.
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