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Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 03, 2013

Medtronic, Inc. ( MDT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MDT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MDT has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of MDT was $46.8, representing a -1.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.41 and a 31.2% increase over the 52 week low of $35.67.

MDT is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as St. Jude Medical, Inc. ( STJ ) and Varian Medical Systems, Inc. ( VAR ). MDT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.37. Zacks Investment Research reports MDT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.7%, compared to an industry average of 8.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MDT Dividend History page.

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

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

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care ( XLV )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare ( PTH )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Index Fund ( IYH )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Medical Devices Index Fund ( IHI )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio ( PXLC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IHI with an increase of 13.88% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent weighting of MDT at 2.7%.

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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