Zimmer Holdings, Inc. ( ZMH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 24, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ZMH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ZMH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $103.7, the dividend yield is .85%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ZMH was $103.7, representing a -4.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $108.33 and a 28.74% increase over the 52 week low of $80.55.
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 $4.58. Zacks Investment Research reports ZMH's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.27%, compared to an industry average of 9%.
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 U.S. Medical Devices ETF ( IHI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IHI with an increase of 7.45% over the last 100 days. WMW has the highest percent weighting of ZMH at 5.53%.