BlackRock, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Morgan Stanley (
). 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
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 (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dynamic Financial (
- First Trust DB Strategic Value Index Fund (
- First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund (
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%.