Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2018

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Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.8 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 27, 2018. Shareholders who purchased GS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.67% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $242.6, the dividend yield is 1.32%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GS was $242.6, representing a -11.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $275.31 and a 13.03% increase over the 52 week low of $214.64.

GS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Morgan Stanley ( MS ) and BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ). GS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $12.44. Zacks Investment Research reports GS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 26.45%, compared to an industry average of 41.3%.

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

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

  • iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG )
  • Fidelity MSCI Financials Index ETF ( FNCL )
  • iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers & Securities Exchanges ETF ( IAI )
  • iShares U.S. Financial ETF ( IYF )
  • Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYF with an increase of 5.2% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting of GS at 2.6%.

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 , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: GS , MS , BLK , IYG , FNCL , IAI , IYF , VFH

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