Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 10% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of GS was $166.54,
representing a -8.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $181.13 and
a 21.31% increase over the 52 week low of $137.29.
GS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Morgan Stanley (
) and BlackRock, Inc. (
). GS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $15.47. Zacks Investment Research reports GS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 1.91%, compared to an
industry average of 14.5%.
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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 (
- PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio (
- DIAMONDS Trust Series I (
- Merrill Lynch Regional Bank HOLDRS (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of
18.07% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of GS at 7.89%.