Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and eBay Inc. (
). 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
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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 (
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%.