Mastercard Incorporated (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 07, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $1.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MA stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 83.33% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of MA was $830.81,
representing a -1.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $839.38 and
a 63.87% increase over the 52 week low of $507.
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 $25.32. Zacks Investment Research reports MA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.56%, compared to an
industry average of 7.9%.
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Technology (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund (
- AdvisorShares EquityPro ETF (
- AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF (RRGR).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYG with an increase of
11.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MA at 4.11%.