Corrections Corporation of America (CXW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 31, 2014

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Corrections Corporation of America ( CXW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 31, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.51 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CXW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.25% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of CXW was $31.58, representing a -23.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.40 and a 3.98% increase over the 52 week low of $30.37.

CXW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) and United Rentals, Inc. ( URI ). CXW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.82. Zacks Investment Research reports CXW's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -2.68%, compared to an industry average of 8%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CXW Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CXW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CXW as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FNK )
  • First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ( FXO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FNK with an increase of 5.71% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CXW at 1.04%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: CXW , PAYX , URI , FNK , FXO

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