Moody's Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10,
2014. Shareholders who purchased MCO stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
40% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $83.08, the dividend yield is 1.35%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MCO was $83.08,
representing a -3.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.70 and
a 46.4% increase over the 52 week low of $56.75.
MCO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as American Express Company (
) and Discover Financial Services (
). MCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.77. Zacks Investment Research reports MCO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.71%, compared to an
industry average of 12.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to MCO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MCO as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VOT with an increase of
2.77% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MCO at 1.17%.