Chemed Corp. ( CHE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CHE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $101.21, the dividend yield is .87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHE was $101.21, representing a -2.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $103.50 and a 57.75% increase over the 52 week low of $64.16.
CHE is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as CVS Corporation ( CVS ) and Walgreen Co. ( WAG ). CHE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.7. Zacks Investment Research reports CHE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -1.48%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.
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