S&P Global Inc. (SPGI) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 25, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.67 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2020. Shareholders who purchased SPGI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SPGI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $362.01, the dividend yield is .74%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SPGI was $362.01, representing a -0.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $363.37 and a 94.57% increase over the 52 week low of $186.06.
SPGI is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American Express Company (AXP) and Moody's Corporation (MCO). SPGI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $10.6. Zacks Investment Research reports SPGI's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as 14.76%, compared to an industry average of 1.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SPGI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SPGI as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco DWA Financial Momentum ETF (PFI)
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Financial (XLF)
- iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF (IYG)
- Vanguard Financials ETF (VFH)
- ETF Series Solutions (ACIO).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PFI with an increase of 25.77% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SPGI at 3.81%.
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