Visa Inc. ( V ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 15, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 04, 2018. 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. At the current stock price of $139.72, the dividend yield is .72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of V was $139.72, representing a -7.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $151.56 and a 31.07% increase over the 52 week low of $106.60.
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 $4.41. Zacks Investment Research reports V's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 15.46%, compared to an industry average of 19.8%.
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 )
- AdvisorShares New Tech and Media ETF ( FNG )
- iShares Trust ( MTUM )
- Invesco S&P 500 Quality ETF ( SPHQ )
- iShares U.S. Financial ETF ( IYF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHQ with an decrease of 0% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting of V at 8.5%.
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