The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NDAQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 12, 2013

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The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. ( NDAQ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NDAQ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NDAQ has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of NDAQ was $32, representing a -2.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.83 and a 52.16% increase over the 52 week low of $21.03.

NDAQ is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). NDAQ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.03. Zacks Investment Research reports NDAQ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.71%, compared to an industry average of -5%.

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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund ( IAI )
  • First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ( FXO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of 26.61% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NDAQ at 4.23%.



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: FXO , GS , IAI , MS , NDAQ

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