Copa Holdings, S.A. ( CPA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CPA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 47.06% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $121.26, the dividend yield is 2.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CPA was $121.26, representing a -9.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $133.70 and a 60.1% increase over the 52 week low of $75.74.
CPA is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) and Delta Air Lines, Inc. ( DAL ). CPA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.91. Zacks Investment Research reports CPA's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 77.97%, compared to an industry average of .4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CPA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CPA as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is FRN with an increase of 11.8% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CPA at 5.52%.
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