Corrections Corporation of America (CXW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 01, 2013

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Corrections Corporation of America ( CXW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.53 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CXW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 165% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of CXW was $38.43, representing a -2.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.31 and a 55.37% increase over the 52 week low of $24.74.

CXW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) and ADT Corporation ( ADT ). CXW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.56. Zacks Investment Research reports CXW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 33.55%, compared to an industry average of 8.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CXW Dividend History page.

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

  • Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF ( VBK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VBK with an increase of 15.87% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CXW at 0.43%.



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: ADT , CXW , PAYX , VBK

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