MSCI Inc (MSCI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 17, 2018

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MSCI Inc ( MSCI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MSCI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MSCI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $158.71, the dividend yield is .96%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MSCI was $158.71, representing a -2.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $162.29 and a 65.12% increase over the 52 week low of $96.12.

MSCI is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Limited ( BABA ) and Visa Inc. ( V ). MSCI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.76. Zacks Investment Research reports MSCI's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 34.34%, compared to an industry average of 17.3%.

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

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

  • PowerShares DWA Financial Momentum Portfolio ( PFI )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 Equal Weight Financial Portfolio ( RYF )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IVOG )
  • Schwab U.S. Mid Cap ETF ( SCHM )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 ETF ( IVOO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOG with an increase of 3.15% over the last 100 days. PFI has the highest percent weighting of MSCI at 2.61%.

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