Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.435 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01,
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 same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of ADP was $61.65,
representing a -0.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.83 and
a 21.14% 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 $2.88. Zacks Investment Research reports ADP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6%, compared to an industry
average of 5.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to ADP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ADP as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Value Line Industry Rotation Portfolio (PYH)
- iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index Fund (
- iShares MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility Index Fund
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio (
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Anti Beta Fund ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PYH with an increase of
8.93% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of ADP at 2.33%.