Mastercard Incorporated (MA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 07, 2014

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Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 08, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -81.67% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $76.2, the dividend yield is .58%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MA was $76.2, representing a -10.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.75 and a 34.39% increase over the 52 week low of $56.70.

MA is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and The Priceline Group Inc. ( PCLN ). MA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.67. Zacks Investment Research reports MA's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 15.78%, compared to an industry average of 14.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MA Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MA as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund ( IYF )
  • AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF (RRGR)
  • ProShares Ultra Financials ETF ( UYG )
  • ProShares UltraPro Financials ( FINU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FINU with an increase of 24.6% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting of MA at 3.51%.



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: MA , V , PCLN , IYG , IYF , UYG , FINU

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