Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 27, 2014

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Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that GS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $177.87, the dividend yield is 1.24%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GS was $177.87, representing a -1.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $181.13 and a 17.54% increase over the 52 week low of $151.33.

GS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Morgan Stanley ( MS ) and BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ). GS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $15.6. Zacks Investment Research reports GS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.33%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers ETF ( IAI )
  • PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
  • DIAMONDS Trust Series I ( DIA )
  • iShares iBonds Dec 2016 Corporate ETF ( IBDF )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWC with an increase of 4.58% over the last 100 days. IAI has the highest percent weighting of GS at 9.57%.



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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