HollyFrontier Corporation ( HFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -36% decrease from the prior month. At the current stock price of $49.37, the dividend yield is 7.78%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HFC was $49.37, representing a -7.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.42 and a 26.65% increase over the 52 week low of $38.98.
HFC is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). HFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.76. Zacks Investment Research reports HFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 13.72%, compared to an industry average of 16.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HFC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HFC as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund ( DVY )
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV )
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV )
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund ( IJJ )
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 ETF ( IVOO ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DVY with an increase of 6.58% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HFC at 1.92%.
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