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CME Group Inc. (CME) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2018

CME Group Inc. ( CME ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 16, 2019. Shareholders who purchased CME prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 150% increase over the prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of CME was $176.62, representing a -10.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $197.08 and a 22.93% increase over the 52 week low of $143.68.

CME is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Morgan Stanley ( MS ) and Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ). CME's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $13.26. Zacks Investment Research reports CME's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 39.58%, compared to an industry average of 16.3%.

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

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

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

  • iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG )
  • First Trust Rising Dividend Achievers ETF ( RDVY )
  • First Trust Capital Strength ETF ( FTCS )
  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
  • iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers & Securities Exchanges ETF ( IAI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FTCS with an decrease of -14.47% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting of CME at 2.64%.

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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