Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.435 per share scheduled for January 02,
2013. Shareholders who purchased ADP stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
10.13% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $57.31, the dividend yield is 3.04%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ADP was $57.31,
representing a -4.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.96 and
a 12.62% increase over the 52 week low of $50.89.
ADP is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies
such as Infosys Limited (
) and Yahoo! Inc. (
). ADP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.84. Zacks Investment Research reports ADP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.13%, compared to an
industry average of .7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to ADP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ADP as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Morningstar StockInvestor Core Portfolio (
- iShares MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility Index Fund
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio (
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Anti Beta Fund ETF (
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Quality Fund (QLT).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PYH with an increase of
8.76% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of ADP at 2.48%.