CME Group Inc. (CME) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 09, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 25, 2019. Shareholders who purchased CME prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CME has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $221.18, the dividend yield is 1.36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CME was $221.18, representing a -1.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $224.86 and a 37.34% increase over the 52 week low of $161.05.
CME is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS). CME's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.12. Zacks Investment Research reports CME's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -2.08%, compared to an industry average of -2.7%.
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)
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Financial (XLF)
- Cambria Core Equity ETF (CCOR)
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (KCE)
- iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers & Securities Exchanges ETF (IAI).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of 4.94% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting of CME at 2.64%.
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