Eaton Vance Corporation ( EV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 27, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased EV prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.66% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of EV was $43.89, representing a -0.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $44 and a 66% increase over the 52 week low of $26.44.
EV is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as The Blackstone Group L.P. ( BX ) and Franklin Resources, Inc. ( BEN ). EV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.1. Zacks Investment Research reports EV's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 16.9%, compared to an industry average of .3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to EV through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EV as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Core High Dividend ETF ( HDV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is HDV with an increase of 0.53% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EV at 0.07%.
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