Visa Inc. ( V ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 05, 2019. Shareholders who purchased V prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 19.05% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of V was $141.99, representing a -6.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $151.56 and a 22.37% increase over the 52 week low of $116.03.
V is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Limited ( BABA ) and Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ). V's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.64. Zacks Investment Research reports V's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 15.37%, compared to an industry average of 12.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to V through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have V as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG )
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Technology ( XLK )
- iShares U.S. Financial ETF ( IYF )
- Buzz US Sentiment Leaders ETF ( BUZ )
- Eaton Vance NextShares Trust ( EVSTC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYF with an decrease of -4.93% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting of V at 8.65%.