McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 14, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $2.5 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012.
Shareholders who purchased MHP stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
880.39% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price
of $56.65, the dividend yield is 52.96%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MHP was $56.65,
representing a -1.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.44 and
a 34.82% increase over the 52 week low of $42.02.
MHP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Pearson, Plc (
) and Scholastic Corporation (
). MHP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.02. Zacks Investment Research reports MHP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 17.32%, compared to an
industry average of -11.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to MHP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MHP as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMV with an increase of
10.56% over the last 100 days. PEZ has the highest percent
weighting of MHP at 2.73%.