Helmerich & Payne, Inc. ( HP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.7 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased HP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that HP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $71.46, the dividend yield is 3.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HP was $71.46, representing a -4.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.02 and a 69.5% increase over the 52 week low of $42.16.
HP is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Total S.A. ( TOT ) and PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ). HP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.01. Zacks Investment Research reports HP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 105.12%, compared to an industry average of 14.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HP as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXJ with an increase of 14.25% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HP at 4.79%.
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