J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased JPM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that JPM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $47.83, the dividend yield is 2.51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of JPM was $47.83, representing a -6.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $51 and a 55.14% increase over the 52 week low of $30.83.
JPM is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and Citigroup Inc. ( C ). JPM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.31. Zacks Investment Research reports JPM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.48%, compared to an industry average of 3.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the JPM Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to JPM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have JPM as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial ( XLF )
- RevenueShares Financials Sector ( RWW )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund ( IYF )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RWW with an increase of 16.64% over the last 100 days. KBWB has the highest percent weighting of JPM at 8.72%.
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