Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (HPY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 22, 2013

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Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. ( HPY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $31.94, the dividend yield is .88%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HPY was $31.94, representing a -6.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.26 and a 23.99% 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 $1.81. Zacks Investment Research reports HPY's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 20.45%, compared to an industry average of 13.4%.

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:

  • SPDR S&P Software & Services ETF ( XSW )
  • Power Shares XTF: Dynamic Market Portfolio ( PWC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XSW with an increase of 22.25% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HPY at 0.74%.



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: EBAY , HPY , PWC , V , XSW

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