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HSBC Holdings plc (HBC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 20, 2013

HSBC Holdings plc ( HBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.9 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HBC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of HBC was $54.54, representing a -4.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.37 and a 41.44% increase over the 52 week low of $38.56.

HBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as People's United Financial, Inc. ( PBCT ) and TFS Financial Corporation ( TFSL ). HBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.7. Zacks Investment Research reports HBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 30.54%, compared to an industry average of -2.1%.

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

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

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

  • BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRU )
  • BLDRS Developed Markets 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRD )
  • iShares NYSE 100 Index Fund ( NYC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRD with an increase of 8.33% over the last 100 days. ADRU has the highest percent weighting of HBC at 6.21%.

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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