Chemed Corp. ( CHE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 23, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 20, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CHE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CHE has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHE was $176.35, representing a -0.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $178 and a 41.33% increase over the 52 week low of $124.78.
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 $6.49. Zacks Investment Research reports CHE's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 14.29%, compared to an industry average of 11.3%.
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