Mastercard Incorporated (MA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 06, 2016

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Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 06, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 09, 2016. Shareholders who purchased MA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $88.85, the dividend yield is .86%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MA was $88.85, representing a -12.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $101.76 and a 19.09% increase over the 52 week low of $74.61.

MA is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Limited ( BABA ) and Visa Inc. ( V ). MA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.32. Zacks Investment Research reports MA's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 3.56%, compared to an industry average of 5.5%.

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

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

  • PureFunds ISE Mobile Payments ETF ( IPAY )
  • iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG )
  • PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth ( PWB )
  • iShares U.S. Financial ETF ( IYF )
  • PowerShares DWA Financial Momentum Portfolio ( PFI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PFI with an increase of 13.98% over the last 100 days. IPAY has the highest percent weighting of MA at 5.42%.

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: MA , BABA , V , IPAY , IYG , PWB , IYF , PFI

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