Meta Financial Group, Inc. ( CASH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CASH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 58th quarter that CASH has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of CASH was $24.72, representing a -1.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $25 and a 26.69% increase over the 52 week low of $19.51.
CASH is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HBC ) and People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ). CASH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.61. Zacks Investment Research reports CASH's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -35.04%, compared to an industry average of 1.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CASH Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to CASH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CASH as a top-10 holding:
- IQ ARB Global Resources ETF ( GRES )
- IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF ( MNA )
- IQ Canada Small Cap ETF ( CNDA )
- IQ Hedge Macro Tracker ETF ( MCRO )
- IQ Hedge MultiIQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF ( QAI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is GRES with an increase of 2.85% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CASH at 7.3%.
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