Mastercard Incorporated (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 05, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $583.06, the dividend yield is .41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MA was $583.06,
representing a -1.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $591.89 and
a 44.07% increase over the 52 week low of $404.70.
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 $22.81. Zacks Investment Research reports MA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.54%, compared to an
industry average of 13.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- Power Shares XTF: Dynamic Market Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dynamic Technology (
- N/A (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 3.32%.