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

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BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.68 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 23, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BLK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that BLK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $303.44, the dividend yield is 2.21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BLK was $303.44, representing a -2.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $311.32 and a 59.5% increase over the 52 week low of $190.24.

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 $15.95. Zacks Investment Research reports BLK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.41%, compared to an industry average of 9.9%.

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:

  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials ETF ( RYF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KCE with an increase of 16.99% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BLK at 3.08%.



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 , KCE , MS , RYF

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