Motorola Solutions, Inc. ( MSI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 13, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.57 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased MSI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.62% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $129.46, the dividend yield is 1.76%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MSI was $129.46, representing a -3.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $133.97 and a 45.17% increase over the 52 week low of $89.18.
MSI is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as QUALCOMM Incorporated ( QCOM ) and Nokia Corporation ( NOK ). MSI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.39. Zacks Investment Research reports MSI's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 28.65%, compared to an industry average of -.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MSI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MSI as a top-10 holding:
- iShares North American Tech-Multimedia Networking ETF ( IGN )
- Invesco Dynamic Networking ETF ( PXQ )
- iShares Trust ( IYZ )
- Invesco Dynamic Market ETF ( PWC )
- Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology ETF ( RYT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYZ with an decrease of -0.36% over the last 100 days. IGN has the highest percent weighting of MSI at 9.57%.
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