The Carlyle Group L.P. ( CG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 10, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 17, 2018. Shareholders who purchased CG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -18.52% decrease from the prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $24.03, the dividend yield is 3.66%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CG was $24.03, representing a -7.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.90 and a 23.21% increase over the 52 week low of $19.50.
CG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as The Blackstone Group L.P. ( BX ) and KKR & Co. Inc. ( KKR ). CG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.78. Zacks Investment Research reports CG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -30.93%, compared to an industry average of 4.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CG as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an decrease of -3.13% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CG at 0.84%.
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