Digirad Corporation ( DRAD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 16, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.055 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 30, 2017. Shareholders who purchased DRAD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $3.85, the dividend yield is 5.71%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DRAD was $3.85, representing a -32.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.68 and a 2.67% increase over the 52 week low of $3.75.
DRAD is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Medtronic plc ( MDT ) and Varian Medical Systems, Inc. ( VAR ). DRAD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.15. Zacks Investment Research reports DRAD's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -66.67%, compared to an industry average of 1.6%.
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