Office Depot, Inc. ( ODP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 21, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.025 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 14, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ODP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that ODP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $2.93, the dividend yield is 3.41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ODP was $2.93, representing a -19.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $3.66 and a 46.5% 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 -25.93%, compared to an industry average of 7.9%.
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 EES with an decrease of -7.85% over the last 100 days. RZV has the highest percent weighting of ODP at 1.99%.
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