Moody's Corporation ( MCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2017. Shareholders who purchased MCO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.7% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of MCO was $109.03, representing a -1.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $110.83 and a 32.45% increase over the 52 week low of $82.32.
MCO is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American Express Company ( AXP ) and S&P Global Inc. ( SPGI ). MCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.63. Zacks Investment Research reports MCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 2.14%, compared to an industry average of 12.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MCO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MCO as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLF with an increase of 24.48% over the last 100 days. SPHB has the highest percent weighting of MCO at 0.79%.
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