Mastercard Incorporated (MA) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 08, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 09, 2020. Shareholders who purchased MA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $337.43, the dividend yield is .47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MA was $337.43, representing a -8.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $367.25 and a 68.72% increase over the 52 week low of $199.99.
MA is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) and Visa Inc. (V). MA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.23. Zacks Investment Research reports MA's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as -14.74%, compared to an industry average of -9.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MA as a top-10 holding:
- ETFMG Prime Mobile Payments ETF (IPAY)
- iShares U.S. Financial ETF (IYF)
- Invesco DWA Financial Momentum ETF (PFI)
- First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund (FCTR)
- iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF (IYG).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FCTR with an increase of 31.56% over the last 100 days. IPAY has the highest percent weighting of MA at 5.87%.
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