Visa To Trade Ex-Dividend


According to, on 8/17/11, Visa Inc (V) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 9/7/11. As a percentage of V's recent stock price of $85.11, this dividend works out to approximately 0.18%.

Below is a dividend history chart for V, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Visa Inc:

V Dividend History
Date Div*
05/18/11 0.150
02/09/11 0.150
11/17/10 0.150
08/11/10 0.125
05/12/10 0.125
02/10/10 0.125
11/12/09 0.125
08/12/09 0.105
05/13/09 0.105
02/11/09 0.105
11/12/08 0.105
08/13/08 0.105
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from V is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.70% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, V makes up 12.02% of the First Trust US IPO Index Fund ETF (FPX) which is trading up by about 1.6% on the day Monday.

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V operates in the Business Services & Equipment sector, among companies like Huron Consulting Group Inc (HURN) which is up about 1.1% today, and Mastercard (MA) trading up by about 1.1%.

In Monday trading, Visa Inc shares are currently up about 1.5% on the day.

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