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Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased GS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.7% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $120.31, the dividend yield is 1.66%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GS was $120.31, representing a -6.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $128.72 and a 38.45% increase over the 52 week low of $86.90.

GS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). GS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $10.39. Zacks Investment Research reports GS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 163.28%, compared to an industry average of -14%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GS Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to GS through an Exchange Traded Fund ( ETF )?

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund ( IAI )
  • PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG )
  • RevenueShares Financials Sector ( RWW )
  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RWW with an increase of 14.71% over the last 100 days. IAI has the highest percent weighting of GS at 8.68%.

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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