Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012


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Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased GS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.7% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $120.31, the dividend yield is 1.66%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GS was $120.31, representing a -6.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $128.72 and a 38.45% increase over the 52 week low of $86.90.

GS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). GS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $10.39. Zacks Investment Research reports GS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 163.28%, compared to an industry average of -14%.

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:

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is RWW with an increase of 14.71% over the last 100 days. IAI has the highest percent weighting of GS at 8.68%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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