Visa Inc. (V) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2013


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Visa Inc. ( V ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased V stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that V has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $179.76, the dividend yield is .73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of V was $179.76, representing a -8.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $196 and a 42.88% increase over the 52 week low of $125.81.

V is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ) and eBay Inc. ( EBAY ). V's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.2. Zacks Investment Research reports V's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 22.1%, compared to an industry average of 13.9%.

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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG )
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Growth ETF ( RWG )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Technology Index Fund ( IGM )
  • Vanguard Information Technology ETF ( VGT )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund ( IYF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RWG with an increase of 25.11% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting of V at 5.07%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: EBAY , IGM , IYF , IYG , MA , RWG , V , VGT

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