MercadoLibre, Inc. ( MELI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.109 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MELI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MELI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $78.5, the dividend yield is .56%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MELI was $78.5, representing a -24.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $104.50 and a 22.31% increase over the 52 week low of $64.18.
MELI is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and eBay Inc. ( EBAY ). MELI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.08. Zacks Investment Research reports MELI's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 28.15%, compared to an industry average of 11.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MELI Dividend History page.
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