Corrections Corporation of America (
) 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. (
) and United Rentals, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- First Trust Financials AlphaDEX (
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%.