HSBC Holdings plc (HBC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 22, 2013
HSBC Holdings plc ( HBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HBC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $58.61, the dividend yield is 3.41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HBC was $58.61, representing a -0.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.71 and a 52% increase over the 52 week low of $38.56.
HBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ) and TFS Financial Corporation ( TFSL ). HBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.7. Zacks Investment Research reports HBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 27.57%, compared to an industry average of .3%.
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:
- BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRU )
- BLDRS Developed Markets 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRD )
- iShares NYSE 100 Index Fund ( NYC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is NYC with an increase of 14.11% over the last 100 days. ADRU has the highest percent weighting of HBC at 6.21%.