Visa Inc. (V) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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Visa Inc. ( V ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased V stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of V was $157.8, representing a -3.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $162.77 and a 41.65% increase over the 52 week low of $111.40.

V is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as eBay Inc. ( EBAY ) and Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ). V's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.57. Zacks Investment Research reports V's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.92%, compared to an industry average of 12.1%.

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 Large-Cap Growth Equity Strategy Fund ETF ( RWG )
  • streetTRACKS Morgan Stanley Technology Index Fund ( MTK )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund ( IYF )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Technology Index Fund ( IGM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYG with an increase of 11.11% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of V at 5.33%.



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.



This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: EBAY , IGM , IYF , IYG , MA , MTK , RWG , V

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