Perrigo Company (PRGO) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 27, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 15, 2020. Shareholders who purchased PRGO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PRGO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $52.45, the dividend yield is 1.72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PRGO was $52.45, representing a -17.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.86 and a 31.09% increase over the 52 week low of $40.01.
PRGO is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK). PRGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.74. Zacks Investment Research reports PRGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as 1.36%, compared to an industry average of 5.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PRGO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PRGO as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Mid Cap US Equity Select ETF (RNMC).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RNMC with an increase of 27.18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PRGO at 1.68%.
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