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Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (QCOR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 18, 2013

Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( QCOR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased QCOR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $66.73, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The previous trading day's last sale of QCOR was $66.73, representing a -10.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.76 and a 209.94% increase over the 52 week low of $21.53.

QCOR is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). QCOR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.71. Zacks Investment Research reports QCOR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 52.06%, compared to an industry average of 13.5%.

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

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

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

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCH )
  • SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF ( XPH )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals ( PJP )
  • iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Growth Index Fund ( IJT )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 G ( SLYG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCH with an increase of 19.53% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of QCOR at 5.56%.

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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