Mastercard Incorporated (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 05, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 09, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased MA stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100%
increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$533.25, the dividend yield is .45%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MA was $533.25,
representing a -2.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $546.90 and
a 36.77% increase over the 52 week low of $389.90.
MA is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes
companies such as Visa Inc. (
) and eBay Inc. (
). MA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $21.94. Zacks Investment Research reports MA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.3%, compared to an
industry average of 8.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- Power Shares XTF: Dynamic Market Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dynamic Technology (
- PowerShares Value Line Industry Rotation Portfolio (PYH)
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYF with an increase of
13.57% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent
weighting of MA at 3.39%.