BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2014

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BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ) 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. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). 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%.


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 )
  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG ).

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%.



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




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Referenced Stocks: BLK , GS , MS , KBWC , KCE , IYG

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