Chemed Corp. ( CHE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 10, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 31, 2018. Shareholders who purchased CHE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.14% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $316.79, the dividend yield is .38%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHE was $316.79, representing a -5.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $335.99 and a 70.23% increase over the 52 week low of $186.09.
CHE is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. ( WBA ) and CVS Health Corporation ( CVS ). CHE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $11.31. Zacks Investment Research reports CHE's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 106.16%, compared to an industry average of 18.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CHE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CHE as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is VIOG with an increase of 11.41% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CHE at 1.32%.