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McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 28, 2018

McCormick & Company, Incorporated ( MKC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.57 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 14, 2019. Shareholders who purchased MKC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.62% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $138.34, the dividend yield is 1.65%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MKC was $138.34, representing a -11.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $156 and a 40.68% increase over the 52 week low of $98.34.

MKC is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and The Kraft Heinz Company ( KHC ). MKC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.73. Zacks Investment Research reports MKC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 17.23%, compared to an industry average of 3.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MKC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MKC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have MKC as a top-10 holding:

  • Invesco DWA Consumer Staples Momentum ETF ( PSL )
  • First Trust Nasdaq Food & Beverage ETF ( FTXG )
  • First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX ( FXG )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS )
  • NuShares Enhanced Yield US Aggregate Bond ETF ( NUMG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSL with an decrease of -9.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MKC at 5.9%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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