Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2013

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Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 42.86% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of GS was $150.88, representing a -5.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $159 and a 66.85% increase over the 52 week low of $90.43.

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 $14.15. Zacks Investment Research reports GS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.49%, compared to an industry average of -4.6%.


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

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

  • PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund ( IAI )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial ( XLF )
  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of 23.84% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent weighting of GS at 8.8%.



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 , IAI , IYG , KBWC , KCE , MS , XLF

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