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BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 11/27/2012 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: BLK;ETF;GS;MS;PXMG

BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $1.5 per share scheduled for December 24, 2012. Shareholders who purchased BLK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that BLK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $194.09, the dividend yield is 3.09%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BLK was $194.09, representing a -7.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $209.37 and a 23.35% increase over the 52 week low of $157.35.

BLK is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). BLK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $12.92. Zacks Investment Research reports BLK's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 8.21%, compared to an industry average of .1%.

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

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMG with an increase of 3.78% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BLK at 2.04%.