Hewlett-Packard Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 11, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.132 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 03,
2013. Shareholders who purchased HPQ stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that HPQ has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of HPQ was $20.93,
representing a -17.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.40 and
a 84.41% 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 -$6.55. Zacks Investment Research reports HPQ's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -14.5%, compared to an
industry average of -14.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to HPQ through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HPQ as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI First Trust NASDAQ
- Power Shares XTF: Dynamic Market Portfolio (
- streetTRACKS Morgan Stanley Technology Index Fund (
- PowerShares Lux Nanotech Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dynamic Technology (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PWC with an increase of
10.9% over the last 100 days. TDIV has the highest percent
weighting of HPQ at 4.35%.