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Astrazeneca PLC (AZN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 15, 2017

Astrazeneca PLC ( AZN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.93 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 20, 2017. Shareholders who purchased AZN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 111.36% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of AZN was $29.64, representing a -15.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.04 and a 16.01% increase over the 52 week low of $25.55.

AZN is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). AZN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.76. Zacks Investment Research reports AZN's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -58.58%, compared to an industry average of -.5%.

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

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

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

  • BLDRS Developed Markets 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRD with an increase of 3.77% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AZN at 1.87%.

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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