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Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 18, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Advance Auto Parts Inc ( AAP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AAP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 32nd quarter that AAP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $109.27, the dividend yield is .22%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AAP was $109.27, representing a -2.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $111.53 and a 56.06% increase over the 52 week low of $70.02.
AAP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as AutoZone, Inc. ( AZO ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). AAP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.54. Zacks Investment Research reports AAP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.13%, compared to an industry average of 23.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AAP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AAP as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT )
- RevenueShares Mid Cap ( RWK )
- Schwab U.S. Mid Cap ETF ( SCHM )
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF ( SCHG )
- Direxion Daily Retail Bull 3X Shares ETF ( RETL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RETL with an increase of 20.33% over the last 100 days. XRT has the highest percent weighting of AAP at 1.23%.