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Moody's Corporation (MCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 18, 2014
By: NASDAQ.com News
Moody's Corporation ( MCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of MCO was $79.45, representing a -7.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.70 and a 72.12% increase over the 52 week low of $46.16.
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 $3.6. Zacks Investment Research reports MCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.49%, compared to an industry average of 13.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MCO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MCO as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( VOT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VOT with an increase of 6.6% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MCO at 1.14%.