CME Group Inc. (CME) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 07, 2018

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CME Group Inc. ( CME ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 07, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.7 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 27, 2018. Shareholders who purchased CME prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CME has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $188.2, the dividend yield is 1.49%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CME was $188.2, representing a -4.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $197.08 and a 30.99% increase over the 52 week low of $143.68.

CME is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Morgan Stanley ( MS ) and Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ). CME's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $13.26. Zacks Investment Research reports CME's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 39.33%, compared to an industry average of 16.1%.

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

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

  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
  • First Trust Rising Dividend Achievers ETF ( RDVY )
  • iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG )
  • iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers & Securities Exchanges ETF ( IAI )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Financial ETF ( RYF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RDVY with an decrease of -5.35% over the last 100 days. KCE has the highest percent weighting of CME at 2.55%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines
Referenced Symbols: CME , MS , GS , KCE , RDVY , IYG , IAI , RYF

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