Moody's Corporation (MCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 18, 2018

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Moody's Corporation ( MCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 18, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 11, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MCO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.79% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $172.24, the dividend yield is 1.02%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MCO was $172.24, representing a -1.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $174.80 and a 53.03% increase over the 52 week low of $112.55.

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 $5.29. Zacks Investment Research reports MCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 27.96%, compared to an industry average of 17.6%.

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:

  • AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF ( CWS )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 Equal Weight Financial Portfolio ( RYF )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( VOT )
  • Franklin Templeton ETF Trust ( FLQM )
  • US Market Rotation Strategy ETF ( HUSE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VOT with an increase of 4.3% over the last 100 days. CWS has the highest percent weighting of MCO at 4.72%.

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