HSBC Holdings plc (HBC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 23, 2013
HSBC Holdings plc ( HBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HBC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HBC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $55.59, the dividend yield is 3.6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HBC was $55.59, representing a -5.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.71 and a 17.75% increase over the 52 week low of $47.21.
HBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ) and People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ). 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 .7%.
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 4.99% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HBC at 1.02%.