Hewlett-Packard Company (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 10, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.132 per share scheduled for January 02,
2013. Shareholders who purchased HPQ stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that HPQ has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $13.95, the dividend yield is 3.78%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HPQ was $13.95,
representing a -53.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $30 and a
22.95% increase over the 52 week low of $11.35.
HPQ is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies
such as Apple Inc. (
) and International Business Machines Corporation (
). HPQ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$6.45. Zacks Investment Research reports HPQ's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -18.43%, compared to an
industry average of 17.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to HPQ through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HPQ as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund (
- Russell Contrarian ETF (CNTR).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYW with an increase of
1.74% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of HPQ at 1.54%.