Hill-Rom Holdings Inc ( HRC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HRC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that HRC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of HRC was $33.6, representing a -7% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.13 and a 36.09% increase over the 52 week low of $24.69.
HRC is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as 3M Company ( MMM ) and Baxter International Inc. ( BAX ). HRC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.79. Zacks Investment Research reports HRC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.58%, compared to an industry average of 6.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HRC Dividend History page.
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The following ETF(s) have HRC as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXH with an increase of 13.15% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HRC at 2.66%.
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