Corrections Corporation of America (CXW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

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Corrections Corporation of America ( CXW ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012. Shareholders who purchased CXW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CXW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $34.1, the dividend yield is 2.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CXW was $34.1, representing a -4.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.73 and a 69.31% increase over the 52 week low of $20.14.

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 $1.52. Zacks Investment Research reports CXW's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -.22%, compared to an industry average of -2%.

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

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Referenced Symbols: CXW , PAYX

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