Mastercard Incorporated (MA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 05, 2018

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Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 05, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 09, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $223.13, the dividend yield is .45%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MA was $223.13, representing a -0.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $225.35 and a 58.69% increase over the 52 week low of $140.61.

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 $4.46. Zacks Investment Research reports MA's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 39.92%, compared to an industry average of 19.2%.

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:

  • iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG )
  • iShares Trust ( MTUM )
  • SPDR Series Trust SPDR SSGA Gender Diversity Index ETF ( SHE )
  • iShares Trust ( QUAL )
  • Invesco Russell Top 200 Pure Growth ETF ( PXLG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLG with an increase of 10.08% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting of MA at 6.54%.

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