McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (
) 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 (
) 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 16.94%, compared to an
industry average of -7.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to MHP through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
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
10.48% over the last 100 days. PEZ has the highest percent
weighting of MHP at 2.73%.