MercadoLibre, Inc. (MELI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2013
MercadoLibre, Inc. ( MELI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.143 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MELI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MELI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $107.01, the dividend yield is .53%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MELI was $107.01, representing a -26.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $145.99 and a 39.96% increase over the 52 week low of $76.46.
MELI is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ). MELI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.42. Zacks Investment Research reports MELI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.28%, compared to an industry average of 1%.