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The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NDAQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 12, 2013

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. ( NDAQ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NDAQ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NDAQ has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of NDAQ was $32, representing a -2.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.83 and a 52.16% increase over the 52 week low of $21.03.

NDAQ is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). NDAQ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.03. Zacks Investment Research reports NDAQ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.71%, compared to an industry average of -5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NDAQ Dividend History page.

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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund ( IAI )
  • First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ( FXO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of 26.61% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NDAQ at 4.23%.

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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