Office Depot, Inc. ( ODP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.025 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased ODP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 11th quarter that ODP has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of ODP was $3.27, representing a -9.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $3.63 and a 63.5% increase over the 52 week low of $2.
ODP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as JD.com, Inc. ( JD ) and O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ( ORLY ). ODP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.11. Zacks Investment Research reports ODP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -25.19%, compared to an industry average of 6.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ODP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ODP as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is EQLT with an decrease of -4.15% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ODP at 49%.
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