BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 03, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $3.63 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 22, 2020. Shareholders who purchased BLK prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BLK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $596.24, the dividend yield is 2.44%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BLK was $596.24, representing a -1.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $605.72 and a 84.04% increase over the 52 week low of $323.98.
BLK is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Morgan Stanley (MS) and Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS). BLK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $28.44. Zacks Investment Research reports BLK's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as 3.41%, compared to an industry average of -8.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BLK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BLK as a top-10 holding:
- Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF (SCHD)
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Financial (XLF)
- iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF (IYG)
- Vanguard Financials ETF (VFH)
- Principal Exchange-Traded Funds (GDVD).
The top-performing ETF of this group is GDVD with an increase of 22% over the last 100 days. SCHD has the highest percent weighting of BLK at 4.05%.
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