BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 04, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $3.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 24, 2019. 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 $422.56, the dividend yield is 3.12%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BLK was $422.56, representing a -14.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $492 and a 17.12% increase over the 52 week low of $360.79.
BLK is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as CME Group Inc. (CME) and Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS). BLK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $26.34. Zacks Investment Research reports BLK's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 2.21%, compared to an industry average of -.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BLK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BLK as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF (SUSA)
- First Trust VL Dividend (FVD)
- ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ETF (TETF).
The top-performing ETF of this group is TETF with an increase of 6.49% over the last 100 days. SUSA has the highest percent weighting of BLK at 1.98%.
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