Cardinal Health Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (CAH)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) is Monday, December 30, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 30 cents per share. At a price of $67.44 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The average volume for Cardinal Health has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cardinal Health has a market cap of $22.92 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 63.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cardinal Health, Inc., a healthcare services company, provides pharmaceutical and medical products and services in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Pharmaceutical and Medical.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Cardinal Health as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Cardinal Health Ratings Report.

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