Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ( MMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 22, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 13, 2015. Shareholders who purchased MMC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MMC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MMC was $56.82, representing a -3.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.74 and a 28.41% increase over the 52 week low of $44.25.
MMC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Aon plc ( AON ) and Catamaran Corporation ( CTRX ). MMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.65. Zacks Investment Research reports MMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 13.39%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MMC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MMC as a top-10 holding:
- KBW Insurance Portfolio ( KBWI )
- iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund ( KLD )
- First Trust Capital Strength ETF ( FTCS )
- SPDR KBW Insurance ETF ( KIE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FTCS with an increase of 5.86% over the last 100 days. KBWI has the highest percent weighting of MMC at 7.99%.