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Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (ZMH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 24, 2012

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. ( ZMH ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 24, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share scheduled for January 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ZMH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that ZMH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $68.24, the dividend yield is 1.06%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ZMH was $68.24, representing a -1.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.09 and a 36.89% increase over the 52 week low of $49.85.

ZMH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ( ISRG ) and Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ). ZMH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.28. Zacks Investment Research reports ZMH's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 9.94%, compared to an industry average of 9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ZMH Dividend History page.

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

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

  • Elements Exchange Traded Notes Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Tot ( WMW )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Medical Devices Index Fund ( IHI )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund ( JKG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WMW with an increase of 14.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ZMH at 5.53%.

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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