Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014

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Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) 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 ( MS ) and BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ). 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%.

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 )
  • Merrill Lynch Regional Bank HOLDRS ( RKH )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG ).

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%.



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: GS , MS , BLK , IAI , KBWC , DIA , RKH , IYG

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