BlackRock, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $1.93 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 23,
2014. Shareholders who purchased BLK stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
14.88% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $308.61, the dividend yield is 2.5%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BLK was $308.61,
representing a -5.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $326 and a
28.27% increase over the 52 week low of $240.60.
BLK is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (
) and Morgan Stanley (
). BLK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $17.66. Zacks Investment Research reports BLK's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.29%, compared to an
industry average of 3.8%.
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dates, visit the
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 (
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYG with an decrease of
-2.6% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent
weighting of BLK at 8.21%.