Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 19, 2012

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Advance Auto Parts Inc ( AAP ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 19, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share scheduled for January 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AAP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 28th quarter that AAP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $72.59, the dividend yield is .33%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AAP was $72.59, representing a -22.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $93.08 and a 19.25% increase over the 52 week low of $60.87.

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 $5.24. Zacks Investment Research reports AAP's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -.03%, compared to an industry average of -9.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AAP Dividend History page.

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

  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Anti Beta Fund ETF ( BTAL )
  • Pax MSCI North America ESG Index ETF (based on the MSCI North ( NASI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is NASI with an increase of 2.32% over the last 100 days.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: AAP , AZO , BTAL , NASI , ORLY

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