Zimmer Holdings, Inc. ( ZMH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ZMH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of ZMH was $73.45, representing a -4.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.75 and a 27.83% increase over the 52 week low of $57.46.
ZMH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ) and Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ( ISRG ). ZMH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.29. Zacks Investment Research reports ZMH's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.63%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.
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 )
- PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare ( PTH )
- iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund ( JKG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKG with an increase of 17.36% over the last 100 days. WMW has the highest percent weighting of ZMH at 5.53%.
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