Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. ( ZBH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 29, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 29, 2016. Shareholders who purchased ZBH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that ZBH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $102.91, the dividend yield is .86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ZBH was $102.91, representing a -15.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $121.84 and a 15.93% increase over the 52 week low of $88.77.
ZBH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Edwards Lifesciences Corporation ( EW ) and Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ). ZBH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.13. Zacks Investment Research reports ZBH's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 13.13%, compared to an industry average of 11.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ZBH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ZBH as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is IHI with an decrease of -2.13% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ZBH at 3.5%.
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