Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 30, 2013. 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 prior quarter. At the current
stock price of $169.48, the dividend yield is 1.3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GS was $169.48,
representing a -0.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $170.50 and
a 46.58% increase over the 52 week low of $115.62.
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 $16.47. Zacks Investment Research reports GS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.41%, compared to an
industry average of 9.6%.
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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:
- PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio (
- iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers ETF (
- DIAMONDS Trust Series I (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of
18.94% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent
weighting of GS at 7.8%.