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Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 09, 2019. Shareholders who purchased MA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 32% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $236.06, the dividend yield is .56%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MA was $236.06, representing a -2.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $240.93 and a 39.71% increase over the 52 week low of $168.96.

MA is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Limited ( BABA ) and Visa Inc. ( V ). MA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.6. Zacks Investment Research reports MA's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 16.5%, compared to an industry average of 13.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MA Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MA as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG )
  • Invesco DWA Financial Momentum ETF ( PFI )
  • Invesco Russell Top 200 Pure Growth ETF ( PXLG )
  • iShares U.S. Financial ETF ( IYF )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Quality ETF ( SPHQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PFI with an increase of 6.25% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting of MA at 7.39%.



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