BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 05, 2013

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BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.68 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 25, 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of BLK was $239.75, representing a -2.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $247 and a 49.61% increase over the 52 week low of $160.25.

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 $13.8. Zacks Investment Research reports BLK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.1%, compared to an industry average of 3.3%.

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:

  • First Trust DB Strategic Value Index Fund ( FDV )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio ( PXMG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FDV with an increase of 8.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BLK at 2.15%.



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 , GS , MS , PXMG

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