The ex-dividend date for Questcor Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:QCOR) is tomorrow, April 18, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $27.70 as of 10 a.m., the dividend yield is 3.7%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Questcor Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: QCOR) is tomorrow, April 18, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $27.70 as of 10 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.7%. The average volume for Questcor has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Questcor has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 3.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, provides drugs for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, nephrotic syndrome, and infantile spasms indications. It primarily offers H.P. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Questcor as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Questcor Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.