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CME Group Inc. (CME) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 24, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
CME Group Inc. ( CME ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 24, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $2.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CME stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 477.78% increase over the prior month.
The previous trading day's last sale of CME was $83.79, representing a -1.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.71 and a 68.29% increase over the 52 week low of $49.79.
CME is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). CME's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.85. Zacks Investment Research reports CME's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.01%, compared to an industry average of 3.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CME through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CME as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers ETF ( IAI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of 19.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CME at 6.29%.