Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. ( SPH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 27, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.887 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 07, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SPH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that SPH has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SPH was $31.95, representing a -13.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.10 and a 52.65% increase over the 52 week low of $20.93.
SPH is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as JD.com, Inc. ( JD ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). SPH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.23. Zacks Investment Research reports SPH's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 592.5%, compared to an industry average of 5.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SPH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SPH as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P International Developed Low Volatility Portfol ( IDLV )
- PowerShares FTSE RAFI Asia Pacific ex-Japan Portfolio ( PAF )
- Direxion Zacks MLP High Income Index Shares ( ZMLP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PAF with an increase of 6.96% over the last 100 days. IDLV has the highest percent weighting of SPH at 0.52%.