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Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 11, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company ( HPQ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 11, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.132 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HPQ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that HPQ has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of HPQ was $20.93, representing a -17.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.40 and a 84.41% increase over the 52 week low of $11.35.

HPQ is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Apple Inc. ( AAPL ) and International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ). HPQ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$6.55. Zacks Investment Research reports HPQ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -14.5%, compared to an industry average of -14.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HPQ Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to HPQ through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have HPQ as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI First Trust NASDAQ Technol ( TDIV )
  • Power Shares XTF: Dynamic Market Portfolio ( PWC )
  • streetTRACKS Morgan Stanley Technology Index Fund ( MTK )
  • PowerShares Lux Nanotech Portfolio ( PXN )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Technology ( PTF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PWC with an increase of 10.9% over the last 100 days. TDIV has the highest percent weighting of HPQ at 4.35%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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