Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 07, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.57 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased ADP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ADP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $101.11, the dividend yield is 2.25%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ADP was $101.11, representing a -4.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $105.68 and a 18.63% increase over the 52 week low of $85.23.
ADP is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Yahoo! Inc. ( YHOO ) and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation ( CTSH ). ADP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.87. Zacks Investment Research reports ADP's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 13.62%, compared to an industry average of 15.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ADP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ADP as a top-10 holding:
- Direxion NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Shares ( QQQE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QQQE with an increase of 14.57% over the last 100 days.
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