Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 19, 2014
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited ( TEVA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.353 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 04, 2014. Shareholders who purchased TEVA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.73% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $51.71, the dividend yield is 2.73%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TEVA was $51.71, representing a -7.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.70 and a 42.61% increase over the 52 week low of $36.26.
TEVA is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Novartis AG ( NVS ). TEVA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.03. Zacks Investment Research reports TEVA's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -1.54%, compared to an industry average of 23.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to TEVA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TEVA as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI Israel Capped Investable Market Index Fund ( EIS )
- iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Health Care Sector Index Fund (AXHE).
The top-performing ETF of this group is AXHE with an increase of 11.91% over the last 100 days. EIS has the highest percent weighting of TEVA at 24.22%.
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