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HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 29, 2017

HealthSouth Corporation ( HLS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 16, 2017. Shareholders who purchased HLS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.17% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $46.14, the dividend yield is 2.17%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HLS was $46.14, representing a -7.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.71 and a 24.8% increase over the 52 week low of $36.97.

HLS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Fresenius Medical Care Corporation ( FMS ) and HCA Healthcare, Inc. ( HCA ). HLS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.72. Zacks Investment Research reports HLS's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 1.93%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.

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

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

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

  • iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF ( JKJ )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF ( IWO )
  • Vanguard Russell 2000 Growth ETF ( VTWG )
  • iShares Russell 2000 ETF ( IWM )
  • Vanguard Russell 2000 ETF ( VTWO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VTWG with an increase of 8.08% over the last 100 days. JKJ has the highest percent weighting of HLS at 0.75%.

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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