HSBC Holdings plc ( HSBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 04, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $1 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2015. Shareholders who purchased HSBC 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 HSBC was $44.87, representing a -17.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.42 and a 1.58% increase over the 52 week low of $44.17.
HSBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.75. Zacks Investment Research reports HSBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 44.93%, compared to an industry average of 6.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HSBC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HSBC as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Bank and Brokerage ETF (RKH)
- iShares US Preferred Stock ETF ( PFF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PFF with an increase of 1.68% over the last 100 days. RKH has the highest percent weighting of HSBC at 7.47%.