AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (APU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 07, 2014
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. ( APU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.88 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased APU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.76% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $47.07, the dividend yield is 7.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of APU was $47.07, representing a -6.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.45 and a 14.92% increase over the 52 week low of $40.96.
APU is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as AutoZone, Inc. ( AZO ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). APU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.64. Zacks Investment Research reports APU's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 23.57%, compared to an industry average of 22.9%.
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The following ETF(s) have APU as a top-10 holding:
- Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares ( KNOW ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KNOW with an increase of 6.05% over the last 100 days.