BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013


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BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.68 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 23, 2013. 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 $258.96, the dividend yield is 2.59%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BLK was $258.96, representing a -13.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $298.14 and a 48.4% increase over the 52 week low of $174.50.

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 $15.39. Zacks Investment Research reports BLK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.4%, compared to an industry average of 9.5%.

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.

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

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Referenced Stocks: BLK , GS , MS

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