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BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2014

BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.93 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BLK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.88% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $308.61, the dividend yield is 2.5%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BLK was $308.61, representing a -5.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $326 and a 28.27% increase over the 52 week low of $240.60.

BLK is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). BLK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $17.66. Zacks Investment Research reports BLK's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.29%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to BLK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have BLK as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYG with an decrease of -2.6% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent weighting of BLK at 8.21%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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