Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (MPEL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 02, 2014

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Melco Crown Entertainment Limited ( MPEL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 02, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.3441 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MPEL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $38.65, the dividend yield is 3.56%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MPEL was $38.65, representing a -15.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.70 and a 88.9% increase over the 52 week low of $20.46.

MPEL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) and Wynn Resorts, Limited ( WYNN ). MPEL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.15. Zacks Investment Research reports MPEL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 26.06%, compared to an industry average of 12.1%.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Gaming ETF ( BJK )
  • First Trust Hong Kong AlphaDex ( FHK )
  • First Trust ISE Chindia Index Fund ( FNI )
  • BLDRS Asia 50 ADR Index Fund ( ADRA )
  • BLDRS Developed Markets 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FHK with an increase of 8.71% over the last 100 days. BJK has the highest percent weighting of MPEL at 4.8%.



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