Moody's Corporation (MCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 17, 2018

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Moody's Corporation ( MCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MCO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MCO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $169.47, the dividend yield is 1.04%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MCO was $169.47, representing a -9.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $187.98 and a 31.34% increase over the 52 week low of $129.03.

MCO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American Express Company ( AXP ) and S&P Global Inc. ( SPGI ). MCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.62. Zacks Investment Research reports MCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 27.96%, compared to an industry average of 12.6%.

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:

  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Financial ETF ( RYF )
  • iShares Russell Midcap Growth ETF ( IWP )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( VOT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWP with an increase of 7.89% over the last 100 days. RYF has the highest percent weighting of MCO at 1.44%.

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: MCO , AXP , SPGI , RYF , IWP , VOT

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