Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 28, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 27, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased GS stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that GS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $157.41, the dividend yield is 1.27%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GS was $157.41,
representing a -4.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $164.47 and
a 74.07% increase over the 52 week low of $90.43.
GS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as BlackRock, Inc. (
) and Morgan Stanley (
). GS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $14.52. Zacks Investment Research reports GS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.68%, compared to an
industry average of 6.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund (
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (
- RevenueShares Financials Sector (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWC with an increase of
31.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of GS at 8.65%.