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McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (MHP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 26, 2012

McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. ( MHP ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.255 per share scheduled for December 12, 2012. Shareholders who purchased MHP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MHP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $51.32, the dividend yield is 1.99%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MHP was $51.32, representing a -9.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.75 and a 26.72% increase over the 52 week low of $40.50.

MHP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Pearson, Plc ( PSO ) and Scholastic Corporation ( SCHL ). MHP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.02. Zacks Investment Research reports MHP's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 16.94%, compared to an industry average of -7.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MHP Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to MHP through an Exchange Traded Fund ( ETF )?

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary ( PEZ )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMV with an increase of 10.48% over the last 100 days. PEZ has the highest percent weighting of MHP at 2.73%.

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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