St Jude Medical Inc Trading Ex-Dividend March 28, 2012 ($STJ)
St Jude Medical Inc (NYSE:STJ): In order to collect the St Jude Medical Inc dividend, shares must be owned before and through March 28, 2012.
The current trailing twelve months P/E ratio is 13.2. The forward P/E ratio is 12.52. St Jude Medical Inc trades with a market Beta of 0.77.
The current book value per share is 14.00. The stock has moved higher in price 2.03% in the last month, and changing from last year at this time -13.75%.
The stock has done very well as compared to the overall market. When comparing to the S&P 500, the year to date difference is 13.37%.
Quarterly payout of profits to shareholders as dividends. The lower the percentage the better
Remember, you must buy a stock at least three business days before the record date (at least one business day before the ex-dividend date) to qualify for a dividend.
I use a proprietary blend of technical analysis, financial crowd behavior, and fundamentals in my short-term trades, and while not totally the same in longer swing trades to investments, the concepts used are similar. Nothing in the article should be considered investment advise, but you may want to use this article as a starting point of your own research with your financial planner.