CME Group Inc. (CME) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 06, 2013
CME Group Inc. ( CME ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CME stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -79.82% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $69.17, the dividend yield is 2.6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CME was $69.17, representing a -1.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.40 and a 39.62% increase over the 52 week low of $49.54.
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 $2.61. Zacks Investment Research reports CME's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.49%, compared to an industry average of -.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CME Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to CME through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CME as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund ( IAI )
- First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund ( FVI )
- First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ( FXO ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of 21.64% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent weighting of CME at 6.7%.