When reading www.seekingalpha.com, I'm left with the impression that the stock price is suffering because earnings have been stagnant and mgt has not clearly stated what the dividend will look like when the company splits in July this year.
The earning from 2003 to 2014 are:
The purpose of the split is to enable each company to grow faster, hopefully increasing EPS thereby supporting an increasing dividend. Time will tell and I'm in on healthcare for the long run. The population of first world countries is aging and generally, people do not have health active lifestyles.
Number of shares purchased
Price per share
Total cost per share
Annual dividend per share
Initial dividend yield
Increase in forward 12-month dividends
My dividend income is now $8,781 per year.