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Encompass Health Corporation (EHC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 31, 2018

Encompass Health Corporation ( EHC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased EHC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $61.56, the dividend yield is 1.75%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EHC was $61.56, representing a -25.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.46 and a 25.2% increase over the 52 week low of $49.17.

EHC is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as HCA Healthcare, Inc. ( HCA ) and Fresenius Medical Care Corporation ( FMS ). EHC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.26. Zacks Investment Research reports EHC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 30.92%, compared to an industry average of 6.3%.

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

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

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

  • First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX ( FXH )
  • First Trust Mid Cap US Equity Select ETF ( RNMC )
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Small-Cap ETF ( SMLF )
  • John Hancock Multifactor Small Cap ETF ( JHSC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXH with an decrease of -13.81% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EHC at 2.32%.

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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