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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 22, 2014

Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.7 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 09, 2014. Shareholders who purchased JNJ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.06% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $103.21, the dividend yield is 2.71%.

The previous trading day's last sale of JNJ was $103.21, representing a -3.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $106.74 and a 20.71% increase over the 52 week low of $85.50.

JNJ is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Novartis AG ( NVS ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). JNJ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.42. Zacks Investment Research reports JNJ's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.2%, compared to an industry average of .5%.

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

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

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

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care ( XLV )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Index Fund ( IYH )
  • Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS ( PPH )
  • Vanguard Health Care ETF ( VHT )
  • iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VHT with an increase of 9.33% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent weighting of JNJ at 12.77%.

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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