Perrigo Company ( PRGO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 24, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PRGO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PRGO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $154.92, the dividend yield is .32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PRGO was $154.92, representing a -28.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $215.73 and a 10.34% increase over the 52 week low of $140.40.
PRGO is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Novartis AG ( NVS ). PRGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.99. Zacks Investment Research reports PRGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 21.09%, compared to an industry average of 10.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PRGO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PRGO as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE )
- Market Vectors Israel ETF ( ISRA )
- Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index ETF ( FNDA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FNDA with an decrease of -4.68% over the last 100 days. IHE has the highest percent weighting of PRGO at 3.53%.