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Medtronic plc (MDT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2018

Medtronic plc ( MDT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 18, 2019. Shareholders who purchased MDT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MDT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $85.8, the dividend yield is 2.33%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MDT was $85.8, representing a -14.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $100.15 and a 12.29% increase over the 52 week low of $76.41.

MDT is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Varian Medical Systems, Inc. ( VAR ) and Masimo Corporation ( MASI ). MDT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.65. Zacks Investment Research reports MDT's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 7.52%, compared to an industry average of 5%.

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

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

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

  • iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF ( IHI )
  • iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF ( IYH )
  • Global X Longevity Thematic ETF ( LNGR )
  • Fidelity MSCI Health Care Index ETF ( FHLC )
  • iShares Global Healthcare ETF ( IXJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IXJ with an decrease of -10.28% over the last 100 days. IHI has the highest percent weighting of MDT at 9.1%.

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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