Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 19, 2014

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Advance Auto Parts Inc ( AAP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 04, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AAP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 33rd quarter that AAP has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of AAP was $126.3, representing a -2.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $129.99 and a 61.96% increase over the 52 week low of $77.98.

AAP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as AutoZone, Inc. ( AZO ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). AAP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.33. Zacks Investment Research reports AAP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 32.29%, compared to an industry average of 18.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AAP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to AAP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AAP as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Cons. Discret. AlphaDEX ( FXD )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX ( FNY )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FNX )
  • RevenueShares Mid Cap ( RWK )
  • Schwab U.S. Mid Cap ETF ( SCHM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FNY with an increase of 8.35% over the last 100 days. FXD has the highest percent weighting of AAP at 1.4%.

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