Intercontinental Exchange Inc. ( ICE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ICE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of ICE was $75.67, representing a -0.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.30 and a 30.67% increase over the 52 week low of $57.91.
ICE is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Morgan Stanley ( MS ) and Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ). ICE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.24. Zacks Investment Research reports ICE's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 20.79%, compared to an industry average of 24.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ICE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ICE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Growth ETF ( JKE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKE with an increase of 16.24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ICE at 0.67%.
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