Mead Johnson Nutrition Company ( MJN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MJN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MJN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $85, the dividend yield is 1.6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MJN was $85, representing a -2.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $86.87 and a 31.78% increase over the 52 week low of $64.50.
MJN is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). MJN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.1. Zacks Investment Research reports MJN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.28%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MJN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MJN as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EWRM with an increase of 7.05% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MJN at 0.34%.