M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. ( MDC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 20, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $1 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased MDC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $36.01, the dividend yield is 33.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MDC was $36.01, representing a -14.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.22 and a 123.66% increase over the 52 week low of $16.10.
MDC is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Lennar Corporation ( LEN ) and PulteGroup, Inc. ( PHM ). MDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.27. Zacks Investment Research reports MDC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 187.49%, compared to an industry average of 30%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MDC Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to MDC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MDC as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund ( ITB )
- EGShares Health Care GEMS ETF ( HGEM )
- SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB )
- SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF ( KME )
- Russell 2000 High Beta ETF (SHBT).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KME with an increase of 37.76% over the last 100 days. ITB has the highest percent weighting of MDC at 4.43%.