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M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (MDC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 20, 2012

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%.

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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