Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ( MMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 18, 2014. 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 $47.71, representing a -2.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.83 and a 38.57% increase over the 52 week low of $34.43.
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 $2.35. Zacks Investment Research reports MMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.02%, compared to an industry average of -19.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MMC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MMC as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF ( KLD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KLD with an increase of 9.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MMC at 3.13%.