Mastercard Incorporated (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 07, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MA stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that MA has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $669.06, the dividend yield is .36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MA was $669.06,
representing a -3.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $695.01 and
a 49.55% increase over the 52 week low of $447.38.
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 $24.22. Zacks Investment Research reports MA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 18.65%, compared to an
industry average of 6.2%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PTF with an increase of
9.25% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting
of MA at 3.49%.