S&P Global Inc. ( SPGI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 22, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SPGI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.89% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of SPGI was $128.61, representing a -1.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $130.42 and a 50.67% increase over the 52 week low of $85.36.
SPGI is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American Express Company ( AXP ) and Synchrony Financial ( SYF ). SPGI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.95. Zacks Investment Research reports SPGI's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 12.11%, compared to an industry average of 10.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SPGI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SPGI as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials ETF ( RYF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYF with an increase of 26.33% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SPGI at 1.57%.