BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2014


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BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.93 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 22, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BLK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BLK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $336.47, the dividend yield is 2.29%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BLK was $336.47, representing a -0.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $337.28 and a 30.83% increase over the 52 week low of $257.19.

BLK is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). BLK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $18.19. Zacks Investment Research reports BLK's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 15.96%, compared to an industry average of 5.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BLK Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to BLK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BLK as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
  • Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of 7.81% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent weighting of BLK at 8.41%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: BLK , GS , MS , KBWC , MOAT

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