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Moody's Corporation (MCO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 18, 2014

Moody's Corporation ( MCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MCO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MCO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $91.7, the dividend yield is 1.22%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MCO was $91.7, representing a -3.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $95 and a 45.67% increase over the 52 week low of $62.95.

MCO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American Express Company ( AXP ) and Discover Financial Services ( DFS ). MCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.25. Zacks Investment Research reports MCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.9%, compared to an industry average of 12.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MCO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MCO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

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

  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( VOT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VOT with an increase of 3.53% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MCO at 1.21%.

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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