iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (NYSEARCA:IJR) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 19th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be given a dividend of 0.2653 per share by the exchange traded fund on Tuesday, December 26th. This represents a $1.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 19th. This is a boost from iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.23.
iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (NYSEARCA IJR) traded up $1.43 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $79.20. The company had a trading volume of 447,328 shares. The stock has a market cap of $37,130.00 and a P/E ratio of 11.17. iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index has a 52-week low of $66.54 and a 52-week high of $79.30.
About iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index
iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF, formerly iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index Fund, seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of publicly traded securities in the small-capitalization sector of the United States equity market.
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