Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ( CP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3417 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -3.09% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of CP was $126.31, representing a -1.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $128.80 and a 83.88% increase over the 52 week low of $68.69.
CP is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) and Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ). CP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.82. Zacks Investment Research reports CP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 42.27%, compared to an industry average of 11.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CP Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to CP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CP as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Value Line 100 Exchange-Traded Fund ( FVL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FVL with an increase of 15.27% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CP at 1.36%.