Advance Auto Parts Inc ( AAP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 21, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 05, 2019. Shareholders who purchased AAP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 23rd quarter that AAP has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of AAP was $163.42, representing a -12.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $186.15 and a 59.98% increase over the 52 week low of $102.15.
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 $5.73. Zacks Investment Research reports AAP's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 13.86%, compared to an industry average of 7.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AAP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AAP as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD )
- SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT )
- Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares ( KNOW )
- AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ( MOM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RCD with an increase of 5.88% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AAP at 1.66%.
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