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CVS Health Corporation (CVS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 22, 2019

CVS Health Corporation ( CVS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 22, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 03, 2019. Shareholders who purchased CVS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that CVS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $52.54, the dividend yield is 3.81%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CVS was $52.54, representing a -36.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.15 and a 1.49% increase over the 52 week low of $51.77.

CVS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. ( WBA ) and Chemed Corp. ( CHE ). CVS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.55. Zacks Investment Research reports CVS's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -4.04%, compared to an industry average of 16.2%.

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

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

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

  • iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF ( IHF )
  • VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
  • John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Staples ETF ( JHMS )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Enhanced Value ETF ( SPVU )
  • SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF ( XHS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTH with an increase of 11.09% over the last 100 days. IHF has the highest percent weighting of CVS at 9.23%.

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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