Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ( MMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MMC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.7% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $40.95, the dividend yield is 2.44%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MMC was $40.95, representing a -1.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.68 and a 30.33% increase over the 52 week low of $31.42.
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 $2.24. Zacks Investment Research reports MMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.09%, compared to an industry average of 18.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MMC Dividend History page.
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 7.33% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MMC at 2.92%.
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