Advance Auto Parts Inc ( AAP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 16, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AAP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 34th quarter that AAP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $124.28, the dividend yield is .19%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AAP was $124.28, representing a -4.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $129.99 and a 57.5% increase over the 52 week low of $78.91.
AAP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as JD.com, Inc. ( JD ) and AutoZone, Inc. ( AZO ). AAP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.69. Zacks Investment Research reports AAP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 33.63%, compared to an industry average of 22.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AAP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AAP as a top-10 holding:
- RevenueShares Mid Cap ( RWK )
- Power Shares Dynamic Market Portfolio ( PWC )
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF ( SCHG )
- Direxion Daily Retail Bull 3X Shares ETF ( RETL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHG with an increase of 5.64% over the last 100 days. RWK has the highest percent weighting of AAP at 0.51%.
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