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HSBC Holdings plc (HBC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 21, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
HSBC Holdings plc ( HBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 09, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HBC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $54.84, the dividend yield is 3.65%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HBC was $54.84, representing a -6.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.71 and a 27.98% increase over the 52 week low of $42.85.
HBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ). HBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.15. Zacks Investment Research reports HBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 29.59%, compared to an industry average of .6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HBC Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to HBC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HBC as a top-10 holding:
- iShares NYSE 100 Index Fund ( NYC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is NYC with an increase of 4.41% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HBC at 1.02%.