Apple Inc. (AAPL) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2021. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 13, 2021. Shareholders who purchased AAPL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.32% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $128.1, the dividend yield is .69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AAPL was $128.1, representing a -11.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $145.09 and a 71.45% increase over the 52 week low of $74.72.
AAPL is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Dell Technologies Inc. (DELL) and HP Inc. (HPQ). AAPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.46. Zacks Investment Research reports AAPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2021 as 55.61%, compared to an industry average of 50.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AAPL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AAPL as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Technology (XLK)
- Fidelity MSCI Information Technology Index ETF (FTEC)
- Vanguard Information Tech ETF (VGT)
- iShares U.S. Technology ETF (IYW)
- iShares Global Tech ETF (IXN).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYW with an increase of 10.66% over the last 100 days. XLK has the highest percent weighting of AAPL at 21.81%.
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