Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/6/22, Mastercard Inc (Symbol: MA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.49, payable on 2/9/22. As a percentage of MA’s recent stock price of $375.09, this dividend works out to approximately 0.13%.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.52% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
The chart below shows the one year performance of MA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, MA’s low point in its 52 week range is $306 per share, with $401.50 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $376.52.
In Tuesday trading, Mastercard Inc shares are currently up about 1.1% on the day.
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