Advance Auto Parts Inc ( AAP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 20, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 04, 2019. Shareholders who purchased AAP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 22nd quarter that AAP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $158.24, the dividend yield is .15%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AAP was $158.24, representing a -14.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $186.15 and a 61.42% increase over the 52 week low of $98.03.
AAP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as JD.com, Inc. ( JD ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). AAP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.48. Zacks Investment Research reports AAP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 32.37%, compared to an industry average of 21.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AAP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AAP as a top-10 holding:
- WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM )
- Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares ( KNOW )
- AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ( MOM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is MOM with an decrease of 0% over the last 100 days. EZM has the highest percent weighting of AAP at 0.7%.
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