Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (HPY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 28, 2013

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Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. ( HPY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HPY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of HPY was $31.27, representing a -8.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $34 and a 21.39% increase over the 52 week low of $25.76.

HPY is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and eBay Inc. ( EBAY ). HPY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.64. Zacks Investment Research reports HPY's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 21.01%, compared to an industry average of 10.9%.

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

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

  • Power Shares XTF: Dynamic Market Portfolio ( PWC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PWC with an increase of 5.36% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HPY at 0.55%.



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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