McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (MHFI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 23, 2013


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McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. ( MHFI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MHFI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MHFI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $59.25, the dividend yield is 1.89%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MHFI was $59.25, representing a -7.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.22 and a 40.84% increase over the 52 week low of $42.07.

MHFI is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American Express Company ( AXP ) and Discover Financial Services ( DFS ). MHFI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.84. Zacks Investment Research reports MHFI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 18.18%, compared to an industry average of 7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MHFI Dividend History page.

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials ETF ( RYF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RYF with an increase of 7.55% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MHFI at 1.36%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: AXP , DFS , MHFI , RYF

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