Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.63 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ADP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.53% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day’s last sale of ADP was $115.41, representing a -7.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $125.24 and a 20.85% increase over the 52 week low of $95.50.
ADP is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Altaba Inc. ( AABA ) and Fiserv, Inc. ( FISV ). ADP’s current earnings per share, an indicator of a company’s profitability, is $3.85. Zacks Investment Research reports ADP’s forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 12.66%, compared to an industry average of 13.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ADP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.
Interested in gaining exposure to ADP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ADP as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI France Index Fund ( EWQ )
- ProShares Trust ( NOBL )
- Direxion NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Shares ( QQQE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QQQE with an increase of 8.96% over the last 100 days. EWQ has the highest percent weighting of ADP at 0.37%.
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