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Moody's Corporation (MCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 18, 2013

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 11/15/2013 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: AXP;DFS;JKH;MCO

Moody's Corporation ( MCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 56.25% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $73.94, the dividend yield is 1.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MCO was $73.94, representing a -0.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.04 and a 81.8% increase over the 52 week low of $40.67.

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 $3.36. Zacks Investment Research reports MCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.94%, compared to an industry average of 12%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MCO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MCO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MCO as a top-10 holding:

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKH with an increase of 15.26% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MCO at 1.04%.