MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. ( MKTX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 10, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 26, 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $125.46, the dividend yield is .83%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MKTX was $125.46, representing a -3.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $130 and a 50.99% increase over the 52 week low of $83.09.
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 $2.66. Zacks Investment Research reports MKTX's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 21.96%, compared to an industry average of 11.7%.
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 VIOO with an increase of 2.46% over the last 100 days. SMCP has the highest percent weighting of MKTX at 4.72%.