BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 06, 2013

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BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.68 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BLK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $276.28, the dividend yield is 2.43%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BLK was $276.28, representing a -7.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $298.14 and a 69.8% increase over the 52 week low of $162.71.

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 $14.28. Zacks Investment Research reports BLK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.38%, compared to an industry average of 10.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BLK Dividend History page.

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

  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio ( PXMG )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI )
  • First Trust DB Strategic Value Index Fund ( FDV )
  • First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund ( FVI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FVI with an increase of 17.43% over the last 100 days. KCE has the highest percent weighting of BLK at 2.76%.



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 , FDV , FVI , GS , KCE , MS , PFI , PXMG

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