Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. ( ZBH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 22, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 29, 2016. Shareholders who purchased ZBH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $117.65, the dividend yield is .82%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ZBH was $117.65, representing a -4.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $123.43 and a 33.28% increase over the 52 week low of $88.27.
ZBH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ) and Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ( ISRG ). ZBH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.14. Zacks Investment Research reports ZBH's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 15.35%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.
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The following ETF(s) have ZBH as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is XHE with an increase of 16.56% over the last 100 days. IHI has the highest percent weighting of ZBH at 3.71%.
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