McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (MHP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 26, 2012

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McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. ( MHP ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.255 per share scheduled for December 12, 2012. Shareholders who purchased MHP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MHP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $51.32, the dividend yield is 1.99%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MHP was $51.32, representing a -9.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.75 and a 26.72% increase over the 52 week low of $40.50.

MHP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Pearson, Plc ( PSO ) and Scholastic Corporation ( SCHL ). 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 16.94%, compared to an industry average of -7.5%.

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

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 ( PEZ )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMV with an increase of 10.48% over the last 100 days. PEZ has the highest percent weighting of MHP at 2.73%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: ETF , MHP , PEZ , PSO , PXMV , SCHL

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