MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. ( MKTX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 09, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 25, 2016. Shareholders who purchased MKTX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 30% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of MKTX was $106.6, representing a -8.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $117.03 and a 37.62% increase over the 52 week low of $77.46.
MKTX is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ). MKTX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.46. Zacks Investment Research reports MKTX's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 19.41%, compared to an industry average of 6.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MKTX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MKTX as a top-10 holding:
- AlphaMark Actively Managed Small Cap ETF ( SMCP )
- WBI Tactical SMG Shares ( WBIA )
- iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF ( JKK )
- PowerShares Russell 2000 Pure Growth Portfolio ( PXSG )
- Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 ETF ( VIOO ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is WBIA with an decrease of -5.48% over the last 100 days. SMCP has the highest percent weighting of MKTX at 4.72%.
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