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Moody's Corporation (MCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 16, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Moody's Corporation ( MCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $65.5, the dividend yield is 1.53%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MCO was $65.5, representing a -8.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $71.26 and a 72.28% increase over the 52 week low of $38.02.
MCO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American Express Company ( AXP ) and Discover Financial Services ( DFS ). MCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.34. Zacks Investment Research reports MCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.98%, compared to an industry average of 14.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MCO Dividend History page.