M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (MDC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 12, 2014

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M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. ( MDC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MDC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $27.69, the dividend yield is 3.61%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MDC was $27.69, representing a -32.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.93 and a 2.56% increase over the 52 week low of $27.

MDC is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Lennar Corporation ( LEN ) and D.R. Horton, Inc. ( DHI ). MDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.14. Zacks Investment Research reports MDC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -32.49%, compared to an industry average of 18.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MDC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • EGShares Health Care GEMS Exchange Traded Fund (HGEM)
  • SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB )
  • WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings Fund ( EES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is HGEM with an increase of 0.51% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MDC at 3.76%.



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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