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Anthem, Inc. (ANTM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 07, 2017

Anthem, Inc. ( ANTM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 07, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.7 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 25, 2017. Shareholders who purchased ANTM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.69% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $197.18, the dividend yield is 1.42%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ANTM was $197.18, representing a -0.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $198.98 and a 71.68% increase over the 52 week low of $114.85.

ANTM is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) and Aetna Inc. ( AET ). ANTM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $10.56. Zacks Investment Research reports ANTM's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 7.37%, compared to an industry average of 25.2%.

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

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

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

  • iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF ( IHF )
  • SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF ( XHS )
  • PowerShares XTF: Dynamic Market Portfolio ( PWC )
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA ETF ( LRGF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IHF with an increase of 9.47% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ANTM at 6.91%.

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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